Bi-Coloured Foxface Rabbitfish

The Bi-Coloured Foxface Rabbitfish (Siganus vulpinus orSiganus uspi) is a tropical marine (saltwater) reef fish.

The Bi-Coloured Foxface Rabbitfish is purple-black with a yellow tail and yellow rear section. It has a yellow patch near its gills and a thick white band across its face. It has a  nose that looks like the nose of a fox.

Bi-Coloured Foxface

Bi-Coloured Foxface Rabbitfish

 

It measures about 18 centimetres (7 inches) long.

The Bi-Coloured Foxface Rabbitfish is native to the western Pacific Ocean. It prefers tropical reefs and lagoons.

It is omnivorous, eating mostly algae, but also zooplankton and coral.

 

 

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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