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Siganus insomnis Woodland & Anderson, 2014
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Siganus; Species: insomnis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Latin, siganus = a fish, rabbit fish; by the similarity of the nose (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Name from Latin 'insomnis' meaning sleep-less; referring to the nocturnal activity of this fish. It is an adjective agreeing in gender with Siganus (masculine).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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