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- n. Any of the species of fish in taxonomic family Siganidae, divided into the genera Siganus and Lo. Found in shallow lagoons in the Indo-Pacific and eastern Mediterranean they are diurnal and feed on algae in the wild.
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- n. large European chimaera
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The effects of eating ichthyoallyeinotoxic fishes, such as certain mullet, goatfish, tangs, damsels and rabbitfish, are believed to be similar to LSD, and may include vivid and terrifying auditory and visual hallucinations.
Rabbitfish can be used in certain cage culture operations to control fouling of nets and screens; in innovative applications, oyster culture strings were cleared by being placed in cages containing rabbitfish.
In Micronesia, rabbitfish (Sigamus spp.), herbivores, are used in floating net cages to consume the fouling organisms and reduce the maintenance of nets.
Chimaeras, also called ratfish, rabbitfish, and ghostsharks, are perhaps the oldest and most enigmatic groups of fishes alive today.
While I turned around to bring us back within range of Chris, Mary caught sight of a barracuda swallowing a rabbitfish!
However, if you are looking for something that will eat a lot of macroalgae, you may be better off getting a foxface rabbitfish since the yellow tang will not usually eat everything that grows on your rocks.