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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Siganus rivulatus Forsskl, 1775

Scientific synonyms and common names

Siganus rivulatus (Forsskål, 1775)


Amphacanthus sigan of authors

Scarus [Siganus] rivulatus Forsskål, 1775, Descr. anim.: x, 25 ('Red Sea'). Lectotype: ZMUC no. P 6689.
Teuthis sigana: W. Steinitz, 1927: 351.
Siganus rivulatus: Fowler & Bean, 1929: 323 ando-Pacific) Tortonese, 1947: 170, fig 4 Ben-Tuvia, 1964: 5, fig. 1; 1966: 266 Tortonese, 1970: 1 George, 1972: 32-43, fig. 1, 3.
Siganus spinus (nec Linnaeus): Fowler & Steinitz, 1956: 284.

Common names:

agriosalpa [He]
arras [Ar]
carpan [Tu]
cordonnier marbré [Fr]
marbled spinefoot [En]
sigan jaspeado [Es]
sigan marbré [Fr]
sikkan [Iw]

Marbled spinefoot (Siganus rivulatus)