Siganidae

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Siganidae

[si′gan·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A small family of herbivorous perciform fishes in the suborder Acanthuroidei having minute concealed scales embedded in the skin and strong, sharp fin spines.
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Fox RJ, Bellwood DR (2008) Remote video bioassays reveal the potential feeding impact of the rabbitfish Siganus canaliculatus (f: Siganidae) on an inner shelf reef of the Great Barrier Reef.
Potentially scombrotoxic tropical fish that feature in international trade include skipjack tuna, mackerel, bonitos, marlins, anchovies, sardines, barracuda, scavengerfish, rabbitfish and mahi mahi.
We found that it was called either a ratfish or rabbitfish.
Spotfin lionfish, palette surgeonfish, foxface rabbitfish and red firefish are sequestered in their own venomous creatures tank.
1993), seasonal juvenile fisheries for rabbitfish in Guam (Hensley and Sherwood, 1993), and limpet, or opihi fisheries in Hawaii (Smith, 1993).
Their environmental science project is "Investigation of the Niche Separation of Species of Rabbitfish at Lizard Island.