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Parrotfish Protection Leggings

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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 who are 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. Raw hem and internally stitched bar-tacks allow for customizable inseam lengths of 31”, 29”, 27”, 25”, and 23”. Crop to 7/8ths length or customize for your height. Learn how here.
    2. Streamlined pockets on the side of both legs for your phone, wallet, snacks or sunscreen
    3. UPF 50+ sun protection (max rating achievable)
    4. Fibers mechanically engineered for quick dry, moisture wicking and breathability
    5. Resilient 4-way stretch and recovery for shape retention in and out of the water
    6. Tag-less, wide waistband for comfort, added security and fold over option
    7. 100% chlorine, sun, saltwater and sunscreen resistant
  • 88% Repreve® RPET (recycled polyester made from post-consumer plastic bottles), 12% spandex

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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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 164 reviews
Jennifer Sorbello (El Segundo, CA, US)
Awesome fit!

I love that these leggings are long enough for me (I'm 5'9") and the waistband seems comfortable and secure. These re heavier weight than expected, and they look great. I have yet to try them in the water.

Amy Liu (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Love these!

Complete protection from the sun and super comfortable, pockets are nice to have!

Suzanne Knight (Beaufort, NC, US)
Feels so good

I like that this purchase gives back to a cause I care about. These leggings are cool looking and feel amazing

Ruth MacKay Shea (San Francisco, CA, US)
Great leggings

I really like the fit and the material is of high quality. However, I won’t be getting in the water snorkeling with them on for another month so can’t comment further until I do so.

Nora Mouer (Tampa, FL, US)
Parrotfish legging and rashguard

I just received the parrotfish legging and rashguard and I am OBSESSED! The colors are amazing and flatter the body super well. I have not used them in the water yet but from the quality I can tell that they will keep me nice and warm. I’m 5’1 and 125lbs and got a size super for both pieces. I will have to crop the leggings a bit as they are alittle long but I usually have to do that for most pants anyway. I can’t wait to use these pieces over and over again when diving!

Aviva Gellman (Madison, WI, US)

Parrotfish Protection Leggings