Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37438013

Species Siganus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scribbled Rabbitfish, Blunt-nosed Spinefoot, Little Spinefoot, Scribbled Rabbit-fish, Spiny Rabbitfish, Spiny Spinefoot

Generic Combinations




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Carnarvon (24°53'S) to Exmouth Gulf (22°05'S), WA, and Murray Islands (9°56'S) to Moreton Bay (27°30'S), QLD, also Coringa Islet, Coral Sea (17°00'S); tropical, east-Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Cape Province (20), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, schooling.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
11-Jun-2013 11-Jun-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)