parrotfish teeth



the parrotfish has stiff and hard teeth that can feed on coral, bitting off coral bones and turn them into fine sands at the beaches. study found that their teeth are among the strongest in all animals. they have rows of continuously growing teeth, and new teeth would replace old, worn teeth. their teeth could endure around 530 tons of pressure, which is about the weigh of 88 african elephants.

X-Rays Reveal the Biting Truth About Parrotfish Teeth

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