Scientific Name
Scarus chameleon  
Scarus chameleon藍臀鸚哥魚
by: Yun-Chih Liao
Author Choat & Randall, 1986 Depth 3 - 30M
Chinese 藍臀鸚哥魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鸚哥魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F414 Scaridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 藍臀鸚嘴魚 
Max Length 31 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 鸚哥、青衫(雄)、蠔魚(雌) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan PonFu、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality E. Sumilon I., off southeast Cebu, Philippines, 20 m. 
Synonyms Scarus lunula   
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)  Choat, J. H. etc. 1986 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Liao, U. C. etc. 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0061909.  
Common Name Chameleon parrotfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist