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Siganus spinus (bluntnosed spinefish; Spiny rabbitfish; Spinefoot; Scribbled spinefoot; Scribbled rabbitfish; Rabbitfish; Marbled-spine foot; Little spinefoot; Happy moments; Bluntnosed spinefoot; Blue-spotted trevally; Black trevally; Black spinefoot)

Synonyms: Amphacanthus guamensis; Amphacanthus marmoratus; Amphacanthus scaroides; Amphacanthus striolatus; Amphacanthus tumifrons; Sigamus spinus; Siganus marmorata; Siganus marmoratus; Siganus striolatus; Siganus tumifrons; Sparus spinus; Teuthis marmorata; Teuthis striolata; Teuthis tumifrons
Language: Agutaynen; Arabic; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Chamorro; Chavacano; Danish; Davawenyo; Fijian; French; Gela; Hiligaynon; Ilokano; Japanese; Kuyunon; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug; Marshallese; Niuean; Other; Palauan; Samoan; Spanish; Surigaonon; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tuvaluan; Visayan; Waray-waray

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Dictyota acutiloba (brown algae)[1]
Halimeda opuntia (cactus algae)[1]
Padina boergesenii (brown algae)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Hamacreadium mutabile[2]
Hemiurus sigani <Unverified Name>[2]
Hexangium sigani <Unverified Name>[2]
Thulinia microrchis[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Minnesota Zoological Garden

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: India, Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, South China Sea, Philippines, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Mariana Islands, Minami Tori Shima [=Marcus Island], Palau, Yap, Truk, Pohnpei and Kosrae, Nauru, Kiribati, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Niue, Cook Islands, and Society Islands Replaced by <i>Siganus luridus</i> in the west Indian Ocean (Ref. 37816).;

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Citations

Species recognized by Group expert : Woodland, D.J., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011