Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum)
Photo: Brian Zgliczynski, NOAA
Did You Know?
· This species is also known as the "humphead" parrotfish.
ESA Species of Concern - Indo-Pacific-Red Sea and East Africa to the Line Islands and Samoa; north to Yaeyama, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia; Paulau, Caroline, Mariana in Micronesia; in U.S. it occurs in Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Pacific Remote Island Areas (Wake Islands)
|Negative Finding on Petition to List under the ESA||77 FR 66799||11/07/2012|
|Notice of 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Bumphead Parrotfish Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)||75 FR 16713||04/02/2010|
|Petition from WildEarth Guardians to List Under the ESA||n/a||12/31/2009|
|Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed||n/a||02/23/2010|
Updated: February 27, 2013