Parrotfish: Buck-Toothed and Beach-Building Beauties! [HD] | Borneo from Below (S01E21) | SZtv

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  • Published on Jan 4, 2016
  • Giant bumphead parrotfish at the end of the video!
    They might not win an award in a Miss Coral Reef competition, but the goofy parrotfish are amongst the most important species on the entire tropical reef, with some fascinating tricks up their sleeves. In episode 21 of Borneo From Below, Bertie goes in search of these bucktoothed beauties, but finds they’re a little tricky to get close to. During the day at least…
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Comments • 101

  • busa89
    busa89 5 years ago +44

    parrotfish are one of the few fish that stop me in my tracks every time I see one snorkeling. The colors that come off then are incredible. Seeing them on film does not serve them justice.

  • April Graff
    April Graff 4 years ago +1

    I absolutely love this...I even love the sound of your air from your tanks....miss diving..love, April

  • Siryl Mae Galoran

    Thank you for this ❤️ parrot fish is amazing😍

  • mook kristarnin
    mook kristarnin 5 years ago +2

    You people are adorable!

  • Cassadilla
    Cassadilla Year ago +1

    Do you know if anyone is helping to restore their populations numbers through breeding?

  • kennedy wong
    kennedy wong 3 years ago +31

    Parrot fishes should be protected and preserved.

  • Jamie Kheng

    Such a beautiful fish

  • TrikeDucket
    TrikeDucket 5 years ago +71

    These fish got the London look.

  • Crystal LY Lim
    Crystal LY Lim 5 years ago +1

    these videos cure my homesick!! Proud to be sabahan~

  • Hera
    Hera Year ago

    show this to my children, v informative. thank you v much!

  • doraemon che
    doraemon che 4 years ago +1

    Parrot fishes and other coral fishes are cleaning the coral in sea base by eating the rubbish and turbid entangled in the coral. They are the cleaners and not eating the corals as stated by certain people! Love them! Don't eat them!

  • Joshua Craft

    How do you not have hella more subscribers with how good you make videos brotha! Super discouraging to me more people aren’t subbed to your page that makes me wanting to start my own similar page with me and my kids be a bust mhhhhhhh

  • Hard boiled Ed
    Hard boiled Ed 4 years ago

    I think they also got their name from their swimming behavior because they use their pectoral fins for swimming, kind of like a bird

  • Nik
    Nik 2 years ago +3

    Their beauty makes me really believe that we're in a simulation

  • Keila Duarte
    Keila Duarte 4 years ago

    Que pena não falo inglês vc poderia colocar legenda

  • The Fakey Cake Maker
    The Fakey Cake Maker 2 years ago

    Absolutely love Parrot fish and Asian Sheephead Wrasse. Well jel you got to do this.

  • вячеслав амритин

    потрясающе

  • Pacific vs. Atlantic Diving

    A mucus cocoon?...Well then... Great episode!

  • Samuel Mason
    Samuel Mason 3 years ago +1

    you dont need music for kids to get interested.

  • treehorn70
    treehorn70 2 years ago +1

    They sleep in stag coral at night. They get wedged in and sleep hard. You can touch them. They hardly even wake up.