Animal Species:Golden Rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus (Bloch, 1787)
The Golden Rabbitfish can be recognised by the yellow spots on the sides of the body and the large yellow blotch dorsally in front of the caudal peduncle.
Standard Common Name
Gold-saddle Rabbitfish, Goldlined spinefoot, Orange-spotted spinefoot
It occurs in the eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific Oceans, but is currently not known from Australian waters.
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- Myers, R.F. 1999. Micronesian Reef Fishes. Coral Graphics. Pp. 330.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology