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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Cantherhines

(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Cantherhines cerinus
[Waxy filefish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Cantherhines dumerilii (Hollard, 1854)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cantherhines dumerilii
[Whitespotted filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Cantherhines fronticinctus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines fronticinctus
[Spectacled filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL
Cantherhines longicaudus Hutchins & Randall, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines longicaudus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Cantherhines macrocerus (Hollard, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines macrocerus
[American whitespotted filefish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific (Ref. 88148)

 
Cantherhines nukuhiva
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Cantherhines pardalis (Rüppell, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines pardalis
[Honeycomb filefish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cantherhines pullus (Ranzani, 1842)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Cantherhines pullus
[Orangespotted filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm NG
Cantherhines rapanui (de Buen, 1963)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines rapanui
[Rapanui filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19.3 cm TL
Cantherhines sandwichiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines sandwichiensis
[Sandwich isle file]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Cantherhines tiki
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Cantherhines verecundus Jordan, 1925

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cantherhines verecundus
[Shy filefish]
12 Species of Family Monacanthidae with Genus Cantherhines
(Filefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Cantherhines cerinus Waxy filefish Western Pacific 12 TL
1854 Cantherhines dumerilii Whitespotted filefish Indo-Pacific 38 TL
1867 Cantherhines fronticinctus Spectacled filefish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1982 Cantherhines longicaudus Eastern Central Pacific 13.2 SL
1853 Cantherhines macrocerus American whitespotted filefish Western Atlantic 46 TL
2011 Cantherhines nukuhiva Indo-Pacific (Ref. 88148)
1837 Cantherhines pardalis Honeycomb filefish Indo-Pacific 25 TL
1842 Cantherhines pullus Orangespotted filefish Western Atlantic 20 TL
1963 Cantherhines rapanui Rapanui filefish Southeast Pacific 20 NG
1824 Cantherhines sandwichiensis Sandwich isle file Eastern Central Pacific 19.3 TL
1964 Cantherhines tiki Southeast Pacific 13.4 SL
1925 Cantherhines verecundus Shy filefish Eastern Central Pacific 12.5 TL



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