The Labridae family is large and diverse, containing over 600 species spread across 81 genera. These genera are divided into 9 subgroups or tribes (although I haven’t done this here as yet). The Parrotfishes of the Scaridae are presented in some literature as a family alongside the Labridae, while in other cases, as a subfamily within the Labridae. For simplicity, I have included the Scarus genus with the other wrasse genera below as this is the only Parrotfish genus encountered by hobbyists.
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Due to the high diversity of this family, each genus has it’s own sub-gallery that you can access by clicking or touching a thumbnail image for more detail.