The Magnificent foxface is often considered the most attractive member of the Rabbitfish family. They are herbivorous in nature and can be seen grazing on algae throughout the day. Venomous dorsal spines and the ability to change color rapidly, help defend this coral reef dweller from predators.
The Barred spinefoot, or Rabbitfish, is named for its striped coloration and its rabbit-like grazing behavior. Like other members of its family, the Barred spinefoot is herbivorous and its mouth is designed especially for removing algae from the rocks or coral branches. The upper jaw is fixed and only the tip of the mouth can move, creating a nibbling action. The Barred spinefoot is found in very shallow water in the Western Pacific, living most of its life at depths of less than ten feet.
The Spinefoot foxface, or Bicolor foxface is a member of the Rabbitfish family, Siganidae. It is found in the Western Pacific and is endemic to the Fiji Islands. Like other foxfaces, the Spinefoot foxface has venomous dorsal spines. By nature, foxfaces are herbivores and can be seen grazing on algae growing amongst their coral reef habitat.