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Parrotfish Protection Sun Suit

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The coral reef ecosystems that cover our globe provide essential food and habitat to over 25% of all marine life. The parrotfish is a common animal found among these ecosystems and are a crucial keystone species, responsible for cleaning the corals from harmful algae. The abundance of parrotfish can be related directly to the health of our coral reef ecosystems.

    1. UPF 50+ sun protection (max rating achievable)
    2. Fibers mechanically engineered for quick-dry, moisture-wicking and breathability
    3. Resilient 4-way stretch and recovery for shape retention in and out of the water
    4. 100% chlorine, sun, salt water, and sunscreen resistant
    5. High neck collar, thumbholes at wrists, and medium back booty coverage
    6. Back zipper for easy entry, with a long paracord pull for easy zip up
    7. Raglan cut sleeves for great range of shoulder movement
    8. No shelf bra or padding. For more support, we suggest wearing a bikini top underneath
    9. Tag-less for comfort
  • Main fabric: 88% Repreve® RPET (recycled polyester made from post-consumer plastic bottles), 12% spandex

    Zipper: polyacetal resin (tough, high strength thermoplastic)

    Zipper pull: high tensile strength nylon paracord

UPF 50+ Sun Protection (Max Rating Achievable)

100% Fade-Proof From Chlorine, Sun & Saltwater

Anti-Microbial = Smell-Resistant

Fibers Mechanically Engineered For Quick-Dry & Moisture-Wicking

Made From Recycled Materials

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Fast, free shipping

We ship orders same or next business day. Free priority shipping on all U.S. orders over $150, free express international shipping over $300.

Packaged responsibly

We lovingly prepare each one of our orders for its journey to you using the best packaging materials we can find with the least environmental impact.

Free returns + exchanges

Free within the U.S. International orders must pay return postage. Exchanges orders can be placed immediately with an instant credit.

Happiness Guaranteed

We stand behind every product we make. If you have a problem, we will solve it with the relentless determination of a salmon swimming upstream to spawn.

Advocate Apparel Inspired by the spotted parrotfish (cetoscarus ocellatus)

While parrotfish come in many amazing colors and patterns, this print is inspired by a male, terminal phase spotted parrotfish, native to the Indo-Pacific. Considered the most effective reef grazer, parrotfish serve an important function in maintaining the health of coral reefs. In fact, a 2014 IUCN report surveyed the health of Caribbean coral reefs from 1970-2012 and found that one of the most impactful actions we can take to restore the health of coral reef habitat is to protect parrotfish!

If that isn’t reason enough to love these bright and beautiful fish, an individual poops up to 200 lbs of sand a year, a critical source of sediment for beaches! For example, in Vakkaru Island in the Maldives, a 2015 study found that over 85% of their beach sand had been produced by parrotfish!

10% of profits from your purchase of this product are donated to Reef Relief

"Reef Relief is so grateful to expand our message of coral reef conservation through our partnership with Waterlust. They are an incredible company whose goals align with Reef Relief's to protect living coral. By purchasing items from the Parrotfish Protection Line you are giving back to Reef Relief's various educational programs and spreading awareness for coral reefs around the world."

Dora DeMaria. Education Director

Reef Relief

Customer Reviews

Based on 42 reviews
Jude Wakeford (Brisbane, QLD, AU)
Quality control, high postage costs & delayed delivery

Received my parrot fish suit and leggings one month after purchasing (postage costing $100). I live in Australia and the pandemic is still being used as the reason for the delay. My purchase arrived in time for an Indonesian holiday however the sleeve on the suit has a 6 inch/15cm split along the seam. I guess it’ll be two months before the suit can be exchanged now Christmas is upon us. Apart from the postage price, delivery time and absence of quality control, the suit print, fit, style and fabric are of an excellent standard. Disappointed? Yes I am.

Hi Jude!
SO sorry to hear about the quality issues in your new sun suit, I know that must have been so disappointing. It is disappointing for us to hear as well as this is not up to our own standards. We will be sending you a new suit via FedEx (which can be more reliable than USPS). We wish we could decrease the cost for international shipping, but, unfortunately, those prices are set by the shipping couriers and not internally here at Waterlust.
Thanks so much for providing your feedback. Hopefully you are able to get the other sun suit mended and find it a good home! Please email us if you have any further questions or concerns.

Catriona (Seri Kembangan, 10, MY)
Best suit ever!

Love the material, the colours and the fit. Won this suit as part of the giveaway to match the parrotfish leggings I bought before. Nothing but compliments everywhere I wear it to. Been recommending this amazing brand to every diver I meet.

Adeline Land (Kihei, HI, US)

Parrotfish Protection Sun Suit

Jacqueline Brigati (Dresher, PA, US)
Neck and Legs

It breaks my heart to have to return this. I love the idea of this suit and love the parrotfish pattern so much. Similar to other reviews, the neck was a little too tight on me, and the legs were cut in a weird way so too much cheek was exposed at the bottom. I found that I kept tugging at the back of the leg holes to pull them down a little in the back. Would have been great if they were a little higher cut on the sides and lower at the bottom. Also would be perfect if it was a front zipper because then I could leave the zipper a little undone at the neck for comfort. Thankfully, I also bought the parrotfish leggings and reversible tank, and they are both awesome! Great fabric.

Susanna F. (Mount Vernon, NY, US)
I am a Midnight Blue Parrottfish

Absolutely perfect fit, solidaly extreemly well made. I imagine I will use it years to come well for years. When I snorkel I wonder what it would be like a Midnight Blue Parrot fish. 🐬April I will use in in Bimini, Bahamas. Very excited!
PS its a spot-on perfect suit

Robyn Leonard (Grants Pass, OR, US)
Described perfectly

I was able to buy sun suits that fit both me and my sister using the size descriptions on the website. So cute and so practical for rafting!