Siganus canaliculatus (Park 1797),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 297

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Siganus canaliculatus (Park 1797)


Siganus canaliculatus (Park 1797)  —White-spotted rabbitfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland as Teuthis oramin  by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 74), based on ZMH 16273View Materials. Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Persian Gulf east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. In aggregations in seagrass beds, 1–4 m depth. Marine.