SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=364) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Sparisoma') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Sparisomatinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scaridae Parrotfishes
Subfamily: Sparisomatinae
Genus: Sparisoma

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Photo by Krajewski, J.P.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 39 cm SL
Sparisoma amplum (Ranzani, 1841)

Photo by Krajewski, J.P.
 
Sparisoma amplum
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sparisoma atomarium (Poey, 1861)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma atomarium
[Greenblotch parrotfish]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Sparisoma aurofrenatum
[Redband parrotfish]

Photo by Krajewski, J.P.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 43.6 cm SL
Sparisoma axillare (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Krajewski, J.P.
 
Sparisoma axillare
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 31.4 cm SL
Sparisoma choati Rocha, Brito & Robertson, 2012

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Sparisoma choati
[West-African Parrotfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Sparisoma chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma chrysopterum
[Redtail parrotfish]

Photo by Minguell, C.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Sparisoma cretense (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Sparisoma cretense
[Parrotfish]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 34.5 cm SL
Sparisoma frondosum (Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Sparisoma frondosum
[]
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Western Central Atlantic

 
Sparisoma griseorubrum
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Sparisoma radians (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma radians
[Bucktooth parrotfish]
No picture found
Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL

 
Sparisoma rocha
[Trindade parrotfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic and the
Max. Length 47.8 cm TL
Sparisoma rubripinne (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma rubripinne
[Redfin parrotfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Sparisoma strigatum (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Sparisoma strigatum
[Strigate parrotfish]

Photo by Krajewski, J.P.

Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Sparisoma tuiupiranga Gasparini, Joyeux & Floeter, 2003

Photo by Krajewski, J.P.
 
Sparisoma tuiupiranga
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Sparisoma viride (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Sparisoma viride
[Stoplight parrotfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sparisoma amplum Southwest Atlantic 39 SL 1841
Sparisoma atomarium Greenblotch parrotfish Western Atlantic 25 TL 1861
Sparisoma aurofrenatum Redband parrotfish Western Atlantic 28 TL 1840
Sparisoma axillare Southwest Atlantic 43.6 SL 1878
Sparisoma choati West-African Parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 31.4 SL 2012
Sparisoma chrysopterum Redtail parrotfish Western Atlantic 46 TL 1801
Sparisoma cretense Parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1758
Sparisoma frondosum Southwestern Atlantic 34.5 SL 1831
Sparisoma griseorubrum Western Central Atlantic 1982
Sparisoma radians Bucktooth parrotfish Western Atlantic 20 TL 1840
Sparisoma rocha Trindade parrotfish Southwestern Atlantic 30.5 SL 2010
Sparisoma rubripinne Redfin parrotfish Western Atlantic and the 47.8 TL 1840
Sparisoma strigatum Strigate parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 45 SL 1862
Sparisoma tuiupiranga Southwestern Atlantic 15.4 SL 2003
Sparisoma viride Stoplight parrotfish Western Atlantic 64 TL 1788



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