Reefcrest Parrotfish, Chlorurus frontalis (Valenciennes 1840)

Other Names: Pacific Slopehead Parrotfish

Reefcrest Parrotfish, Chlorurus frontalis, at Guam. Source: David Burdick / License: All rights reserved

A greenish parrotfish with a pink bar on each scale, and pink to lilac bands and bars on the head,

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Chlorurus frontalis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 04 Dec 2023,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37386017

Biology:Changes sex

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:10-15 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:50 cm TL

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