Fish ID from the Bahamas


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

I think it could be a redtail parrotfish in a young adult/female mottled color pattern. 



Redtail Parrotfish

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.

Best fishes!

Kristi Draper

Is it normal to think about diving...all the time?

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