Home|Search|Identify|Taxonomic tree|Quiz|About this site|Feedback
Developed by ETI BioInformatics
Characteristics, distribution and ecology
Taxonomische classification
Synonyms and common names
Literature references
Images, audio and video
Links to other Web sites

Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Siganus luridus (Rüppell, 1829)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Siganus luridus (Rüppell, 1828)


Amphacanthus luridus Rüppell, 1828, Fische Rothen Meeres: 45 ('Tor, Red Sea'). Lectotype: SMF no. 1943; paratypes: SMF no. 5153-5154.
Siganus luridus: Fowler & Bean, 1929: 319 (Indo-Pacific) Ben-Tuvia, 1964: 7, fig. 2; 1966: 267 Ktari Chakroun & Bouhlal, 1971: 49-52, 1 fig. George, 1972: 32-43, fig. 2.

Common names:

cordonnier sombre [Fr]
dusky spinefoot [En]
sigan sombre [Fr]
sigano nebuloso [Es]

Dusky spinefoot (Siganus luridus)