Fine-spotted Rabbitfish (Siganus punctatissimus)

Also known as Fine-spotted Spinefoot, Peppered Rabbitfish, Peppered Spinefoot, Shoemaker Spinefoot, Spinefoot

Description

Also known as Fine-spotted Spinefoot, Peppered Rabbitfish, Peppered Spinefoot, Shoemaker Spinefoot, Spinefoot.

Found in pairs over steep slopes of channel reefs in harbours and lagoons.
They feed on benthic seaweeds.
Length - 28cm
Depth - 3-30m
Widespread Western Pacific

Rabbitfish are usually found in algae rich reefs.
They have venomous spines in the Anal Fin and at both ends of the ventral fin. These can inflict extremely painful injuries. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4620

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