Magnificent rabbitfish

Siganus magnificus
  • Class:
    Ray-finned fishes (Lat. Actinopterygii)
  • Order:
    Perch-likes (Lat. Perciformes)
  • Family:
    Rabbitfishes (Lat. Siganidae)
  • Maximum size:
    24 cm SL
  • Habitat:
    Reef-associated; depth range 3–30 m.
  • Climate:
    Tropical; 15°N–0°N
  • Distribution:
    Eastern Indian Ocean: Thailand to Indonesia.
  • Biology:
    Inhabits coral reefs and feeds on algae and small invertebrates. Adults occur in pairs, juveniles secretive in corals.