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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Rudarius

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Stender, K.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Rudarius ercodes Jordan & Fowler, 1902

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Rudarius ercodes
[Whitespotted pygmy filefish]

Photo by Marine Conservation Cambodia (MCC)

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Rudarius excelsus Hutchins, 1977

Photo by Marine Conservation Cambodia (MCC)
 
Rudarius excelsus
[Diamond leatherjacket]

Photo by Neussner, O.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Rudarius minutus Tyler, 1970

Photo by Neussner, O.
 
Rudarius minutus
[Minute leatherjacket]
3 Species of Family Monacanthidae with Genus Rudarius
(Filefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1902 Rudarius ercodes Whitespotted pygmy filefish Northwest Pacific 7.5 TL
1977 Rudarius excelsus Diamond leatherjacket Western Pacific 2.5 TL
1970 Rudarius minutus Minute leatherjacket Western Pacific 5 SL



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