Scientific Name
Scarus ovifrons  
Scarus ovifrons卵頭鸚哥魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 Depth 3 - 35M
Chinese 卵頭鸚哥魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鸚哥魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F414 Scaridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 突額鸚嘴魚 
Max Length 78 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 鸚哥、突頭鸚哥 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、North East、PonFu、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tokyo Bay, sw. coast of Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Review and doubtful species of Scaridae of Taiwan(Liao et al., 2004)  Hattori, J. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Liao, U. C. etc. 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0058921. ASIZP0060726. ASIZP0060977. ASIZP0062096. ASIZP0900035. ASIZP0900474. BPBMI23131. NMMSTP00109. NTMP1376. NTOUP200801-041.  
Common Name Knobsnout parrotfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist