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Scarus rivulatus (Rivulated Parrotfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family Labridae. They are native to Asia, Australia, and Pacific Ocean. They are herbivores. Individuals can grow to 41.5 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming and pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Rivulated parrotfish. View this species on GBIF