WoRMS taxon details

Siganus corallinus (Valenciennes, 1835)

219690  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219690)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoons. Juveniles tend to live in small schools in shallow seagrass beds and reefs; often...  
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoons. Juveniles tend to live in small schools in shallow seagrass beds and reefs; often found among @Acropora@ corals. Adults usually in pairs on shallow coral reefs and feed on benthic algae. A foodfish that is occasionally poisonous (Ref. 4537). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Siganus corallinus (Valenciennes, 1835). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219690 on 2018-12-18
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoons. Juveniles tend to live in small schools in shallow seagrass beds and reefs; often found among @Acropora@ corals. Adults usually in pairs on shallow coral reefs and feed on benthic algae. A foodfish that is occasionally poisonous (Ref. 4537). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English blue-spotted spinefoot  [details]
Japanese サンゴアイゴ  [details]