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Family Siganidae

Rabbitfishes

Rabbitfishes are similar to Surgeonfishes but lack spines on the caudal peduncle.  They eat algae and encrusting invertebrates.  Fin spines are venomous.  Excellent food fishes.  Indo-Pacific, absent from Hawaii.

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INDO-PACIFIC

Siganus argenteus

FORKTAIL RABBITFISH

 

Siganus spinus

SPINY RABBITFISH

 

Siganus virgatus

DOUBLE-BARRED RABBITFISH

 

Siganus doliatus

PENCIL-STREAKED RABBITFISH

Siganus unimaculatus

ONESPOT or BLOTCHED FOXFACE RABBITFISH