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Calotomus viridescens, commonly known as the viridescent- or dotted parrotfish, is a species of parrotfish native to the waters of the Maldives, and Red Sea, from the Gulf of Aqaba to south to the Chagos Archipelago.[1] It was described by the German naturalist Eduard Rüppell in 1835.

Viridescent parrotfish
Viridescent Parrotfish - Calotomus viridescens.jpg
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C. viridescens
Binomial name
Calotomus viridescens
(Rüppell, 1835)
Synonyms[1]

Scarus viridescens Rüppell, 1835

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  1. ^ a b c "Calotomus viridescens". Iucnredlist.org. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 11 March 2015.

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