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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797) 
AphiaID: 219687

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiganidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiganus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiganus Forsskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphacanthus dorsalis Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphacanthus guttatus oramin Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon canaliculatus Park, 1797
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiganus oramin (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis dorsalis (Valenciennes, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis oramin (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheutis dorsalis (Valenciennes, 1835) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-spotted spinefoot  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus sigani Hameed & Kumar, 1988 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus krishnai Kaliyamurthy, 1990 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (12 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (60 nucleotides; 43 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Authority (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) in <130> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219687
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-07-05 08:48:11Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219687 on 2014-08-29
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