Bleeker's Parrotfish, Chlorurus bleekeri (De Beaufort 1940)

Bleeker's Parrotfish, Chlorurus bleekeri, at Menjangan Island, Bali, Indonesia, April 2015. Source: zsispeo / Flickr. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

The greenish males are pinkish on the underside with pink scale edges and a large whitish blotch on the cheek. Females are dark brown with 3-4 broad pale bars and a yellowish tail.

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Dianne J. Bray, Chlorurus bleekeri in Fishes of Australia, accessed 26 Nov 2022,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37386011

Biology:Changes sex

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:3-35 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:30 cm TL

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