FishBase | Search | All Living Things


Siganus puellus (Schlegel, 1852)
MASKED RABBITFISH
Blue-lined Rabbitfish; Blue-lined Spinefoot; Bluelined Rabbitfish; Masked Rabbit-fish; Masked Spinefoot; Amphacanthus hexacanthus Barton, 1950; Siganus hexacanthus Barton, 1950; Amphacanthus puellus Schlegel, 1852

Life   Vertebrata   Fish   Siganidae   Siganus


Click on map for details about points.

Links
go to Discover Life's Facebook group

Following modified from Australian Faunal Directory
   Top | See original

http://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/b1acd68e-6377-4f59-9614-86faca4717f8 ---> https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/b1acd68e-6377-4f59-9614-86faca4717f8
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts

Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

You are here:  Environment home » Biodiversity » ABRS » AFD » ANIMALIA (Kingdom) » CHORDATA (Phylum) » VERTEBRATA (Subphylum) » GNATHOSTOMATA (Higher Taxon) » PISCES (Higher Taxon) » ACTINOPTERYGII (Class) » EUTELEOSTEI (Subdivision) » ACANTHOPTERYGII (Superorder) » PERCIFORMES (Order) » ACANTHUROIDEI (Suborder) » SIGANIDAE (Family) » Siganus Forsskål, 1775 (Genus) » Siganus puellus (Schlegel, 1852)

Species Siganus puellus (Schlegel, 1852)

Museums

Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB : 37438011 Taxon concept Siganus_puellus last modified 2013-10-09 10:07:52.756

Species Siganus puellus (Schlegel, 1852)

Masked Rabbitfish , Blue-lined Rabbitfish, Blue-lined Spinefoot, Bluelined Rabbitfish, Masked Rabbit-fish, Masked Spinefoot

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

 

Generic Combinations

 

Distribution

States

Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S), Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Lizard Island (14°40'S) to Capricorn Group (23°30'S), QLD; tropical, west-central Pacific.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Timor Province (2), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [224]

Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies . Perth : Tropical Reef Research 3 vols, 1260 pp. [1011]

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [378]

Kuiter, R.H. & Debelius, H. 2001. Surgeonfishes, Rabbitfishes and Their Relatives. A comprehensive guide to Acanthuroidei . Chorleywood, U.K. : TMC Publishing 208 pp. [165]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [438]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [438]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [48] (1454 as Amphacanthus hexacanthus )

Woodland, D.J. 1990. Revision of the fish family Siganidae with descriptions of two new species and comments on distribution and biology. Indo-Pacific Fishes 19 : 1-136 figs 1-23, 11 pls [63]

Woodland, D.J. 2001. Siganidae. pp. 3627-3650 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. [3640]

 

Common Name References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [224] (Blue-lined Spinefoot)

Coleman, N. 1981. Australian Sea Fishes North of 30°S . Lane Cove, NSW : Doubleday Australia Pty Ltd 297 pp. [261] (Blue-lined Rabbitfish)

Kuiter, R.H. 1992. Tropical Reef-Fishes of the Western Pacific, Indonesia and Adjacent Waters . Jakarta : PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama 314 pp. pls. [253] (Masked Rabbit-fish)

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [378] ( Masked Rabbitfish )

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [438] (Bluelined Rabbitfish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Masked Rabbitfish )

Woodland, D.J. 2001. Siganidae. pp. 3627-3650 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. [3640] (FAO) (Masked Spinefoot)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
11-Jun-2013 11-Jun-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)

Accessibility | Disclaimer | Privacy | Freedom of information | © Commonwealth of Australia
Last modified: Wednesday, 9 October 2013 10:07:52 AM AEDT

Department of the Environment and Energy
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
+61 (0)2 6274 1111 ABN

Our land. Our plan. Our future.
Australian Government  

Following modified from Taiwan Biodiversity National Information Network
   Top | See original

 
Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Siganidae  
 Genus Siganus  
  Siganus puellus    (Schlegel, 1852) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
hierarchy tree    download xml    download txt    Chinese Page    
Synonyms: Amphacanthus cyanotaenia Amphacanthus hexacanthus Amphacanthus ocularis Amphacanthus puellus Siganus hexacanthus Siganus marmoratus Siganus sevenlineatus Siganus zoniceps Teuthis puella   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays XIII,10 ; anal-fin rays VII,9; pectoral-fin rays15-17. Body depth 2.3-2.6 times in standard length; dorsal profile of head above upper lip straight; snout 1.95-2.2 in head; caudal fin moderately forked; yellow with wavy variously broken pale blue lines which are vertical anteriorly on body and horizontal posterior to pectoral region; ventrally on body the yellow as spots on a ground colour of pale blue to white; head yellow, white posteriorly, with a diagonal dark brown band from nape through eye to chin, the part above eye with black spots; fins yellow. 
Habitat: Juveniles feed on filamentous algae, adults on algae, tunicates and sponges. Adults occur as pairs, generally on reefs at depths of 3–10 m. 
Distribution: Western Pacific east to islands of Micronesia and west to Cocos-Keeling Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean. Taiwan: South.  
Utility: Commercial fisheries and aquarium species. 
Name Code: 382617
  IUCN Red List:LC       Marine     
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan    FishBase    Discover Life    World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  
User Response:   upload Comments    upload Photo
 
Previous Page       Home Page

Following modified from FishBase
   Top | See original

http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/speciesSummary.php?genusname=Siganus&speciesname=puellus ---> http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Siganus-puellus.html
&pull 20q v5.145 20180528: Error 301 Moved Permanently http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Siganus-puellus.html

Updated: 2020-01-20 10:05:24 gmt
FishBase | Search | All Living Things | Top
© Designed by The Polistes Corporation