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Parrotfish

ParrotfishThese reef fish eat algae that cover the coral reef. The parrotfish has large teeth which are fused together to help the parrot fish eat hard coral. Parrotfish can change color to match the surroundings and hide from predators. They also have a very strong odor which needs to be covered up at night when they are most vulnerable. To combat this the parrotfish seals itself in a cocoon. Parrotfish are very unique animals because they can be born female and become male later in their lifetime.

 

 


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