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Rabbitfish; Siganidae

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in | 0 comments

Rabbitfish are named after their herbaceous diet or maybe their rabbit-like faces. They also have the common name of Spinefoot. These fish have poisonous dorsal, ventral and anal spines – more dangerous to fishermen than to scuba divers. They are a definite snorkelling favourite too as they can often be found in the shallows. Coral Rabbitfish; Siganus corallinus Also known as the Blue-spotted Spinefoot - but the yellow colouration predominates. 6 Photos Barred Rabbitfish; Siganus doliatus Commonly seen on our local reefs - like many of the Rabbitfish family they possess, quote:...

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