Siganus argenteus, Bali, Indonesia. Photo: Ian Shaw
Siganus argenteus, Cook Islands. Photo: Graham Edgar
Siganus argenteus, (Night Phase) Cook Islands. Photo: Graham Edgar
Forked tail distinguishes it from similar S. fuscescens (black rabbitfish).
Max Size: 40 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (11% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Many (12 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland