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  • rabbitfishnoun
  • 1. 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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  • "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."

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