WoRMS taxon details

Siganus stellatus (Forsskål, 1775)

219692  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219692)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Common in coral reefs but juveniles of less than 10 cm SL are found in creeks bordered by mangroves in some localities....  
Description Common in coral reefs but juveniles of less than 10 cm SL are found in creeks bordered by mangroves in some localities. Juveniles and subadults form schools, adult in pairs. Adults feed on benthic seaweeds (Ref. 9813). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Siganus stellatus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219692 on 2018-12-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z
changed
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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Common in coral reefs but juveniles of less than 10 cm SL are found in creeks bordered by mangroves in some localities. Juveniles and subadults form schools, adult in pairs. Adults feed on benthic seaweeds (Ref. 9813). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English stellate rabbitfishbrown-spotted spinefoot  [details]