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Siganus fuscescens  (Houttuyn, 1782)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172340

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Siganus margaritiferus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835)
    Siganus nebulosus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
    Siganus tumifrons (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835)
    Centrogaster fuscescens Houttuyn, 1782
    Amphacanthus nebulosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
    Amphacanthus maculosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
    Amphacanthus albopunctatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1845
    Amphacanthus aurantiacus Temminck & Schlegel, 1845
    Amphacanthus tumifrons Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835
    Siganus consobrinus Ogilby, 1912
    Amphacanthus margaritiferus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835
  Common Name(s): dusky spinefoot [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderAcanthuroidei  – surgeonfishes  
                                  FamilySiganidae  – rabbitfishes, spinefishes  
                                     GenusSiganus Forsskål, 1775 – rabbitfishes  
                                        SpeciesSiganus fuscescens (Houttuyn, 1782) – dusky spinefoot  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 1-Feb-2021, website (version 1 Feb 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021   
  Reference for: Siganus fuscescens   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Siganus fuscescens   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Siganus fuscescens   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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