Taxon profile


Black Spinefoot
Siganus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Acanthuriformes »  family Siganidae - rabbitfishes »  genus Siganus

Scientific synonyms

Sparus spinus Osbeck, 1757
Sparus spinus Linnaeus, 1758
Sigamus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Amphacanthus guamensis Valenciennes, 1835
Amphacanthus marmoratus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Teuthis marmorata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Siganus marmoratus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Siganus marmorata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Amphacanthus scaroides Bleeker, 1853
Teuthis striolata Günther, 1861

Other names

= Black Trevally
= Blue-spotted Trevally
= Bluntnosed Spinefish
= Happy Moments
= Little Spinefoot

Least Concern LC


Siganus spinus - Black Spinefoot

Author: Jo Kuyken

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4457]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25141]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Siganus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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