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Sparisoma tuiupiranga

Sparisoma tuiupiranga (Sptui_f0.jpg)
by Gasparini, J.L.


Size (cm): 13 SL
Locality: Brazil, Ilha Rasa de Fora, Guarapari, EspĂ­rito Santo  
Sex/Stage: female 
Reference: Gasparini, J.L., J.-C. Joyeux and S.R. Floeter, 2003
Sparisoma tuiupiranga, a new species of parrotfish (Perciformes: Labroidei: Scaridae) from Brazil, with comments on the evolution of the genus.
Remark: Initial phase adult, paratype, UFES 1822 (The pale scapular area is from a spear wound). 

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