Siganus spinus (Linnaeus 1758)

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 298

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-812D-FE8E-EDFC-CB701A36085A

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scientific name

Siganus spinus (Linnaeus 1758)
status

 

Siganus spinus (Linnaeus 1758)  —Scribbled rabbitfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Hanover as Teuthis marmorata  by Peters (1877: 835); specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 and 28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Sri Lanka and Andaman Sea east to Marshall and Society islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on coastal reef flats and seaward coral reefs, 0–50 m depth. Marine.