blue parrot fish


Definition of blue parrot fish

1 : either of two large chiefly West Indian parrot fishes (Scarus caeruleus and Sparisoma chrysopterum)
2 : either of two Australian labrid food fishes (Choerodon ommopterus and C. cyanodus)

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“Blue parrot fish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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