WoRMS taxon details

Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Chaetodon canaliculatus Park, 1797) Park, M. (1797). Descriptions of eight new fishes from Sumatra. <em>The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> v. 3 (art. 9): 33-38, Pl. [6].
page(s): 33 [details]   
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. (2024). FishBase. Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219687 on 2024-02-25
Date
action
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1997-07-05 08:48:11Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Chaetodon canaliculatus Park, 1797) Park, M. (1797). Descriptions of eight new fishes from Sumatra. <em>The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> v. 3 (art. 9): 33-38, Pl. [6].
page(s): 33 [details]   

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). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://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] 

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   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]