Masked spinefoot

The body is yellow-orange dorsally grading through pale blue to white below.

Picture of the Masked spinefoot has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: Flickr Author Leonard Low from Australia
Author: Leonard Low from Australia

The Masked spinefoot lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 30 m , usually 2 - 30 m environment.

and a male Masked Spinefoot, which had successfully backcrossed with the Blue-spotted Spinefoot. Species As noted above, several presumed species are suspected to actively interbreed even today; these might warrant merging as a single species. More

The Masked Spinefoot likes to live in a reef like environment so provide rock and plant matter along with room to swim. They need a good size tank of at least 4 foot. More

The Masked Spinefoot, also known as the Decorated Rabbitfish, is a fish that usually travels in pairs among the reefs of the Indo-West Pacific. It has an oblong body and a beautiful series of yellow markings with a yellow back and tail. More

Common names

Alama in Tagalog
Balawis in Tagalog
Barangan in Ilokano
Barangan in Tagalog
Batataway in Bikol
Batwayi in Bikol
Bayag bago in Visayan
Blu-lined spinefoot in English
Blue-lined spinefoot in English
Bluelined rabbitfish in English
bluelined spinefoot in English
Buras in Visayan
Danggit in Cebuano
Danggit in Tagalog
Danggit in Visayan
Dangit in Bikol
Dangit in Davawenyo
Dayagbagu in Visayan
Debam in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Dengkis in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Geramey-geramey in Austronesian (Other)
Geramey-geramey in Carolinian
Ginava in Gela
Igesheosheo in Austronesian (Other)
Igesheosheo in Carolinian
Indongan in Tagalog
Kitang in Visayan
Kitong in Bikol
Kitong in Waray-waray
Kultakaniinikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Layap in Visayan
Maiden spinefoot in English
Majiri-aigo in Japanese (日本語)
Malaga in Ilokano
Malle in Marshall
Malle in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Mandalada in Visayan
Masked rabbitfish in English
Masked spinefoot in English
Maskeret kaninfisk in Danish (dansk)
Moblad in Bikol
Mormor in Marshall
Mormor in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Mwaak in Kumak
Padas in Ilokano
Picot à lignes bleues in French (français)
Samaral in Tagalog
Spinefoot in English
Tabago in Visayan
Tambago in Other
Taragbago in Bikol
Tayog in Visayan
Toros in Bikol
Turos in Bikol
Turus in Waray-waray
Videvide in Misima-Paneati
眼带篮子鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
眼帶籃子魚 in Mandarin Chinese
臭肚 in Mandarin Chinese
象魚 in Mandarin Chinese
象鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黃斑籃子魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄斑篮子鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Siganidae
Genus : Siganus
Species : Siganus puellus
Authority : Schlegel, 1852