Magnificent Rabbitfish (Siganus magnificus)

Also known as Andaman Foxface, Magnificent Foxface, Redfin Foxface, Spinefoot

Description

Also known as Andaman Foxface, Magnificent Foxface, Redfin Foxface, Spinefoos.

Found singly or in pairs over lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth.
They feed on algae and small invertebrates.
Length - 24cm
Depth - 2-30m
Widespread Eastern Indian Ocean

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/4628

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