Scientific Name
Siganus canaliculatus  
Siganus canaliculatus長鰭臭肚魚
by: J. H. Tian
Author (Park, 1797) Depth 1 - 50M
Chinese 長鰭臭肚魚 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 臭肚魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F467 Siganidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長鰭籃子魚 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 臭肚、象魚、象耳(澎湖)、臭肚仔(澎湖)、羊矮仔(澎湖)、盧矮仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、South West、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Sumatera 
Synonyms Amphacanthus dorsalis, Amphacanthus guttatus oramin, Chaetodon canaliculatus, Siganus albopunctatus, Siganus javus, Siganus oramin, Teuthis dorsalis, Teuthis margaritifera, Teuthis nebulosa, Teuthis oramin, Teuthis siganus, Theutis dorsalis   
Reference 台灣淡水及河口魚圖鑑(周及高,2011)  May, R.C., D. Popper etc. 1974 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List AMNH90092. ASIZP0057680. ASIZP0057681. ASIZP0057682. ASIZP0059674. ASIZP0062403. ASIZP0062502. ASIZP0072221. ASIZP0804997. ASIZP0900510. ASIZP0914997. BPBMI23134. FRIP01037. FRIP03145. FRIP20106. FRIP21120. FRIP21281. FRIP22202. NMMBP00097. NMMBP00099. NMMBP04958. NTUM02021. NTUM02380. NTUM02468. NTUM06452. NTUM08091. NTUM08096. NTUM08097. NTUM08098.  
Common Name Slimy spinefoot; Net-pattern spinfoot; Seagrass rabbitfish; Pearly spinefoot; Smudgepot spinefoot; Pearlspotted spinefoot; Rabbitfish; Whitespotted rabbitfish; Spinefoot; White-spotted spinefoot; Whitespotted spinefoot 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays XIII,10 ; anal-fin rays VII,9 ; pectoral-fin rays15-18. Body depth 2.4-2.8 times in standard length; snout somewhat convex, 3.0-3.6 in head; caudal fin slightly forked; greenish to yellowish brown, shading to whitish ventrally, with small bluish white spots, the diameter of which is about equal to or slightly greater than space between adjacent spots; a dark blotch nearly as large as eye frequently present just behind upper end of gill opening.
habitats Juveniles form schools on algal and seagrass flats, feeding mainly on filamentous algae. Subadults and adults also school, move with rising tide into the shallows to feed on benethic plants. 
Distribution Western Pacific. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, North, West.  
Utility Commercial fisheries species.