:  The Rabbitfish
Taxonomy: Perciformes, Rabbitfish  (Siganidae)
General Information: There are 27 species and 1 genus of rabbitfishes. They have a flat body with a protrusive snout with cycloid scales. There are saltwater and brackish water species.
Diet: Most are herbivores but one species feeds on fish feces.
Final Note: Rabbitfishes have dorsal spines with venom and mus tbe handled with care. They constantly pick at algae and have been noted to pick at the small polyps of some corals.

Examples at SeaScape Studio:
Bicolor Foxface
Foxface Rabbitfish
Golden Rabbitfish
Magnificent Foxface Rabbitfish
Onespot Foxface Rabbitfish
Orangespot Rabbitfish
Scribbled Rabbitfish


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