Chlorurus spilurus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Pacific bullethead parrotfish
photo by Kittel, S.W.

Family:  Scaridae (Parrotfishes), subfamily: Scarinae
Max. size:  48.6 cm FL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 2,738.0 g
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: from southern Japan to Queensland, east to the Pitcairn and Hawaiian islands.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 September 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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