Siganus rivulatus

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Siganus rivulatus Forsskål, 1775

Body laterally compressed body with a slightly forked tail. The dorsal fin has 14 spines and 10 soft rays. The slender spines are barbed and bear venom. The teeth are incisor-like with lateral cusps and are arranged in a single row in the jaws.Colour variable, with the upper part being grey-green to brown that is lighter in colour (yellow to silvery) at the belly. There are usuall some small darks spots and yellow wavy lines along the sides. Length most commonly around 20 cm.

Zachariou-Mamalinga, H. (1990). The fishes of Symi, Dodecanese. Their scientific, vernacular, common modern Greek and ancient Greek names. Annales dei Musei Goulandris 8: 309-416.

Records of Siganus rivulatus

Sites where Siganus rivulatus has been recorded in the Hellenic Sea.

© Karachle, P.K. (4ALIEN, HCMR)
© Dammous, S. (FishBase)

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