Taxon profile


Black Spinefoot
Siganus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Amphacanthus guamensis Valenciennes, 1835
Amphacanthus marmoratus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Amphacanthus scaroides Bleeker, 1853
Amphacanthus striolatus (Günther, 1861)
Amphacanthus tumifrons Valenciennes, 1835
Sigamus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Siganus marmorata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Siganus marmoratus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Siganus striolatus (Günther, 1861)
Siganus tumifrons (Valenciennes, 1835)

Other names

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

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

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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