Collection ID: NMMBOL004139
Scientific Name: Siganus fuscescens
Author: (Houttuyn, 1782)
Family: F467  Siganidae
Collect Date: 2009-01-22
Location Daxi
Longitude: 121.9
Latitude: 24.94 
Coordinate Uncertainty 1000 M
Fish Length: 143.00 mm SL
Otolith Length: 3.19 mm
Contributor: C.H. Lin, H.J. Tao

 Shape fusiform to ovate, clamp-like with pointed postero-ventral corner. Dorsal depression shallow, penetrating crista superior. Dorsal margin crenate and ventral margin entire. Crenate at posterior. Sulcus ostial, indistinct at posterior tip, deep. Ostium very reduced and cauda oval, bulbous and flexed ventrally. Colliculum absent. Collum raised tubercle to wall-like. Crista superior and crista inferior ridge-like along ostium and absent after neck. Neck dorso-ventrally constricted. Rostrum very extended, pointed. Excisura wide. Notch very deep.

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