WoRMS taxon details

Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797)

219687  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219687)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description In contrast to @S. fuscescens@, this species seems to tolerate more turbid waters, occurring within the vicinity of...  
Description In contrast to @S. fuscescens@, this species seems to tolerate more turbid waters, occurring within the vicinity of rivermouths especially around seagrass beds. Are also caught in traps up to several kilometers offshore in deep, clear waters. Juveniles form very large schools in shallow bays and also on coral reef flats; school size reduces with size, with adults occurring in groups of 20 individuals or so. Herbivorous, feeds on benthic algae and to [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219687 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1997-07-05 08:48:11Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) ERM. (1998). Fisheries resources and fishing operations in Hong Kong waters. Final report. Submitted to Agriculture & Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Authority Authority (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) in <130> [details]

Description In contrast to @S. fuscescens@, this species seems to tolerate more turbid waters, occurring within the vicinity of rivermouths especially around seagrass beds. Are also caught in traps up to several kilometers offshore in deep, clear waters. Juveniles form very large schools in shallow bays and also on coral reef flats; school size reduces with size, with adults occurring in groups of 20 individuals or so. Herbivorous, feeds on benthic algae and to [details]
 

LanguageName 
English white-spotted spinefoot  [details]