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rabbitfish

(ˈræbɪtˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) a large chimaera, Chimaera monstrosa, common in European seas, with separate caudal and anal fins and a long whiplike tail
2. (Animals) any of the spiny-finned tropical marine fishes of the family Siganidae of Indo-Pacific waters. They have a rabbit-like snout and spines on the pelvic or ventral fins
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Noun1.rabbitfish - large European chimaerarabbitfish - large European chimaera    
chimaera - a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail
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Besides that, there was an inverse proportional dependence between recovery time and clove oil concentration in rabbitfish (Siganus rivulatus) Ghanawi et al.
Already, the barren area around the artificial reef has become home to 32 species of fish including damselfish, butterfly fish, lizardfish, thread fin beams, rabbitfish, cardinal fish and lion fish.
A citizen scientist spotted a popular aquarium fish, the blotched foxface, a species of rabbitfish, while scuba diving offshore of Dania Beach, Florida, last week.
Turf seaweed, often found in warmer waters, has taken over, as have subtropical and tropical species like parrotfish and rabbitfish, typically found in coral reefs.
Sustained production of milt in rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus Bloch, by weekly injection of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogue (LHRHa).
In tilapia, pituitary SL transcripts were significantly reduced during 4 weeks fasting [43], whereas pituitary SL mRNA levels were unaffected by either fasting or re-feeding in rabbitfish [44].
Dubai: Fish prices have risen sharply after authorities banned the fishing and sale of rabbitfish (safi) and emperor fish (sheri) from March 1 to April 30 - which is their reproductive season to protect their overfishing.
Rabbitfish and red-toothed triggerfish were also among the fish released back into their natural habitat by a team from the aquarium who highlighted the importance of protecting the marine environment.
The project is tracking the movements of rabbitfish which leave the safety of the marine reserve each full moon to spawn at a granitic offshore reef.
Thacker R, Nagle D, Paul V (1997) Effects of repeated exposures to marine cyanobacterial secondary metabolites on feeding by juvenile rabbitfish and parrotfish.
In the coastal areas, the spring season, where we have the quite sea again, is a season of sea-entry and fishing, as fish vary, taste more delicious, including lobster, kingfish, sardines, rabbitfish and emperor and other Large Pelagics and Demersal with high nutritional value.