Marine life identification guide > Parrotfish > Indian Ocean steephead parrotfish

Chlorurus strongylocephalus

Indian Ocean steephead parrotfish

Distribution: from Eastern Africa to the Andaman Sea, Indonesia and Cocos.

Replaced by closely related Chlorurus microrhinos in the Pacific Ocean and Chlorurus gibbus in the Red Sea.

Spots where Chlorurus strongylocephalus has been spotted by snorkelers

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