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Parrotfish

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Funny-looking parrotfish are bright colored and their faces are pinched, much like a parrot's. Their teeth are fused together and they eat coral by grinding their teeth and spitting out sand. As they eat, parrotfish play a big role in building up coral reefs and providing the sand necessary for the coral reef environment to survive.

  1. 1. What does a parrotfish spit out?
    1. a. Food
    2. b. Coral
    3. c. Sand
  2. 2. How does a parrotfish use its teeth?
    1. a. By grinding
    2. b. By chewing
    3. c. By chomping
  3. 3. What does a parrotfish look like?
    1. a. A cat
    2. b. A parrot
    3. c. A dog