Foxface, Black-face Rabbitfish, Common Foxface, Foxface Rabbitfish
Siganus vulpinus, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Siganus vulpinus, Juvenile, QLD, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Siganus vulpinus, Night colours. Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Long snout and black and white head are distinctive.
Max Size: 25 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.8-31.2°C
Depth: 1-30 m
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (18% 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: Few (2 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