Striped Parrotfish GALLERYScarus iserti
More common than the Princess Parrotfish, the Stripped Parrotfish juveniles have well defined stripes from nose to tail and have a yellow smudge on their nose and blue coloring above the eye. when males become sexually mature their coloring changes. See bottom photos. They can grow to just under a foot in length. Juveniles can be seen in back water areas and rocky shorelines where they school with a mixture of other species of juveniles. Occasionally seen schooling for grazing. The Terminal Phase of the Striped Parrotfish looks very similar to the Princess Parrotfish.
Compare this Princess Parrotfish................
with this Striped Parrotfish.