Can anyone help me to ID this fish from the Bahamas? I looked through Paul Humann Reef Fish book with no luck. Any help would be appreciated.
I think it could be a redtail parrotfish in a young adult/female mottled color pattern.
Yes, Roger. You found yourself a nice Redtail Parrotfish in the initial adult/juvenile phase. Notice the dark blotch at the base of the pectoral fin. I can't see the tail in this pix, but if it has the distinctive red crescent, that's an additional confirmation.
Is it normal to think about diving...all the time?
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