Scientific Name
Siganus spinus  
Siganus spinus刺臭肚魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Linnaeus, 1758) Depth 1 - 50M
Chinese 刺臭肚魚 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 臭肚魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F467 Siganidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 刺籃子魚 
Max Length 28 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 臭肚、象魚、疏網、娘戾仔、西網、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 East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Estuary、Fresh Water、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Java 
Synonyms Amphacanthus guamensis, Amphacanthus marmoratus, Amphacanthus scaroides, Amphacanthus striolatus, Amphacanthus tumifrons, Sigamus spinus, Siganus fuscescens, Siganus marmorata, Siganus marmoratus, Siganus rostratus, Siganus striolatus, Siganus tetrazonus, Siganus tumifrons ...all 20..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055503. ASIZP0057541. ASIZP0057683. ASIZP0060743. ASIZP0067396. ASIZP0067397. ASIZP0067401. ASIZP0067527. ASIZP0802874. ASIZP0802875. ASIZP0802876. ASIZP0802877. ASIZP0912874. ASIZP0912875. ASIZP0912876. ASIZP0912877. BPBMI23220. BPBMI23269. FRIP20033. FRIP21004. NMMBP02310. NMMBP06071. NMMSTP00767. NTMP1194. NTOUP201207-566. NTUM03835. NTUM06326. NTUM06432.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Scribbled rabbitfish; Scribbled spinefoot; Spiny rabbitfish; Spinefoot; Black spinefoot; Black trevally; Blue-spotted trevally; Little spinefoot; Marbled-spine foot; Happy moments; Mi-mi 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays XIII,10 ; anal-fin rays VII,9; pectoral-fin rays16-18. Body moderately elongate, the depth 2.5-2.8 in standard ength; snout short, 2.5-2.7 in head, its dorsal profile very convex; caudal fin of adults truncate; whitish with a labyrinth of narrow brown bands over head and body ; fins translucent, mottled with dark brown.
habitats Usually encountered in small groups in shallow outer-reef areas where they graze on algae;  
Distribution French Polynesia to Andaman. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, Lanyu, Lyudao, North, East, North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fisheries species.