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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Eubalichthys

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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Eubalichthys bucephalus (Whitley, 1931)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Eubalichthys bucephalus
[Black reef leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus Hutchins, 1977

Photo by CSIRO
 
Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus
[Blue-spotted leatherjacket]
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Eubalichthys cyanoura
[Bluetail leatherjacket]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Eubalichthys gunnii
[Gunn's leatherjacket]

Photo by Maddern, M.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Eubalichthys mosaicus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Eubalichthys mosaicus
[Mosaic leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Eubalichthys quadrispinis Hutchins, 1977

Photo by CSIRO
 
Eubalichthys quadrispinis
[Four-spined leatherjacket]
6 Species of Family Monacanthidae with Genus Eubalichthys
(Filefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1931 Eubalichthys bucephalus Black reef leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL
1977 Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus Blue-spotted leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL
1987 Eubalichthys cyanoura Bluetail leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 42 TL
1870 Eubalichthys gunnii Gunn's leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL
1886 Eubalichthys mosaicus Mosaic leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL
1977 Eubalichthys quadrispinis Four-spined leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL



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