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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Cantheschenia

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Cantheschenia grandisquamis Hutchins, 1977

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Cantheschenia grandisquamis
[Large-scaled leatherjacket]
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Cantheschenia longipinnis
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2 Species of Family Monacanthidae with Genus Cantheschenia
(Filefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1977 Cantheschenia grandisquamis Large-scaled leatherjacket Western Pacific 26 TL
1941 Cantheschenia longipinnis Southwest Pacific 14.5 SL



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