Blue Parrotfish

Large Blue Parrotfish develop a prominent bulging snout. Like other parrotfishes, the Blue has the characteristic beak-like jaws with fused teeth used for scraping algae from coral and other rocky substrates. It inhabits coral reefs and can be found at depths of 3 to 25 meters in the western Atlantic from Maryland in the US to Bermuda and Bahamas and south to Brazil, and throughout the West Indies.

Details & Statistics

Added to Scubadorable
Dec 22, 2006
Scientific Name
Scarus coeruleus
Caribbean Sea, West Atlantic
14 to 47 inches
10 to 82 feet

International Names

German (Deutsch)
Blauer Papageifisch
Danish (Dansk)
Blå Papegøjefisk
Spanish (Español)
Loro azul
Dutch (Nederlands)
Emelsblauwe Papegaaivis
Brazilian Portuguese (Português brasileiro)
Swedish (Svenska)
Blå Papegojfisk

Cute Blue Parrotfish Gifts

Parrotfish Are Cool! 3 Ring Binder – Four cute Scubadorable parrotfish swim together under the slogan "Parrotfish are cool!". The fish are drawn in our unique cartoon style and include: Princess Parrotfish; Rainbow... View on Zazzle
Cute Blue Parrotfish Postcard – Parrotfish are named for their unusual teeth, which form a parrot-like beak. The beak is used in feeding, where they rasp algae from hard surfaces such... View on Zazzle
Cartoon Blue Parrotfish Dive Flag Postcard – Scuba divers and snorkelers will find Parrotfish in the Red Sea and the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. This is our totally cute Scubadorable version of... View on Zazzle