Leptoscarus vaigiensisis commonly referred to as Marbled Parrotfish, Blue-spotted Parrotfish, Marbled Parrot-fish, Slender Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Leptoscarus vaigiensis, the Marbled Parrotfish, usually occurs in small groups.
Unlike other parrotfishes, males and females look very similar and do not change sex.
Larvae of this species is associated with drifting algae.
Leptoscarus vaigiensis inhabits seagrass beds and algal-covered reef areas in sheltered bays, harbours and lagoons.