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Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes



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107 species (see list below)

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Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Acanthaluteres brownii (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Acanthaluteres brownii
[Spiny-tailed leatherjacket]

Photo by Yau, B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus
[Bridled leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthaluteres vittiger (Castelnau, 1873)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Acanthaluteres vittiger
[Toothbrush leatherjacket]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Acreichthys hajam
[]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Acreichthys radiatus (Popta, 1900)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Acreichthys radiatus
[Radial leatherjacket]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Acreichthys tomentosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acreichthys tomentosus
[Bristle-tail file-fish]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Aluterus heudelotii Hollard, 1855

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Aluterus heudelotii
[Dotterel filefish]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 76.2 cm TL
Aluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Aluterus monoceros
[Unicorn leatherjacket filefish]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Aluterus schoepfii
[Orange filefish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Aluterus scriptus
[Scribbled leatherjacket filefish]

Photo by De Vroe, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Amanses scopas (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Amanses scopas
[Broom filefish]

Photo by Marine Conservation Cambodia (MCC)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Anacanthus barbatus Gray, 1830

Photo by Marine Conservation Cambodia (MCC)
 
Anacanthus barbatus
[Bearded leatherjacket]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocea

 
Brachaluteres fahaqa
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Brachaluteres jacksonianus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Brachaluteres jacksonianus
[Pigmy leatherjacket]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Brachaluteres taylori Woods, 1966

Photo by FAO
 
Brachaluteres taylori
[Taylor's inflator filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Brachaluteres ulvarum Jordan & Fowler, 1902

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Brachaluteres ulvarum
[Japanese inflator filefish]
No picture found
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]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Cantheschenia grandisquamis
[Large-scaled leatherjacket]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Cantheschenia longipinnis
[]

Photo by Good, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Chaetodermis penicilligerus (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Chaetodermis penicilligerus
[Prickly leatherjacket]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Colurodontis paxmani Hutchins, 1977

Photo by FAO
 
Colurodontis paxmani
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Enigmacanthus filamentosus Hutchins, 2002

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Enigmacanthus filamentosus
[]

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]
No picture found
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]

Photo by Ganapathiraju, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Lalmohania velutina Hutchins, 1994

Photo by Ganapathiraju, P.
 
Lalmohania velutina
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Meuschenia australis (Donovan, 1824)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Meuschenia australis
[Southern leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Meuschenia flavolineata Hutchins, 1977

Photo by CSIRO
 
Meuschenia flavolineata
[Yellow-striped leatherjacket]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Meuschenia freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meuschenia freycineti
[Six-spined leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Meuschenia galii (Waite, 1905)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Meuschenia galii
[Blue-lined leatherjacket]

Photo by Maddern, M.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Meuschenia hippocrepis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Meuschenia hippocrepis
[Horse-shoe leatherjacket]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Meuschenia scaber (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meuschenia scaber
[Velvet leatherjacket]

Photo by Banks, I.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Meuschenia trachylepis (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Meuschenia trachylepis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Meuschenia venusta
[Stars and stripes leatherjacket]

Photo by Maddern, M.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Monacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)

Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Monacanthus chinensis
[Fan-bellied leatherjacket]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Monacanthus ciliatus
[Fringed filefish]

Photo by Minguell, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Monacanthus tuckeri Bean, 1906

Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Monacanthus tuckeri
[Slender filefish]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Nelusetta ayraud (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by FAO
 
Nelusetta ayraud
[Chinaman-leatherjacket]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Oxymonacanthus halli Marshall, 1952

Photo by Field, R.
 
Oxymonacanthus halli
[Red Sea longnose filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Oxymonacanthus longirostris
[Harlequin filefish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean.

Paraluteres arqat Clark & Gohar, 1953

Photo by Field, R.
 
Paraluteres arqat
[]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Paraluteres prionurus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Paraluteres prionurus
[False puffer]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Paramonacanthus arabicus
[Gulf filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Paramonacanthus choirocephalus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paramonacanthus choirocephalus
[Pig faced leather jacket]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Paramonacanthus cryptodon
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Paramonacanthus curtorhynchos (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Paramonacanthus curtorhynchos
[Shortsnout filefish]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Paramonacanthus filicauda (Günther, 1880)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Paramonacanthus filicauda
[Threadfin leatherjacket]

Photo by A. Biju Kumar

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Paramonacanthus frenatus (Peters, 1855)

Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Paramonacanthus frenatus
[Wedgetail filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Paramonacanthus japonicus (Tilesius, 1809)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paramonacanthus japonicus
[Hairfinned leatherjacket]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Paramonacanthus lowei Hutchins, 1997

Photo by FAO
 
Paramonacanthus lowei
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Paramonacanthus matsuurai
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Paramonacanthus nematophorus (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paramonacanthus nematophorus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Paramonacanthus nipponensis (Kamohara, 1939)

Photo by FAO
 
Paramonacanthus nipponensis
[Japanese leatherjacket]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 7.8 cm

 
Paramonacanthus oblongus
[Hair-finned filefish]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Paramonacanthus otisensis Whitley, 1931

Photo by FAO
 
Paramonacanthus otisensis
[Dusky leatherjacket]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Paramonacanthus pusillus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Paramonacanthus pusillus
[Faintstripe filefish]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Paramonacanthus sulcatus (Hollard, 1854)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Paramonacanthus sulcatus
[Mudbank filefish]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Paramonacanthus tricuspis
[Estuary filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pervagor alternans (Ogilby, 1899)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pervagor alternans
[Yelloweye filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pervagor aspricaudus (Hollard, 1854)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pervagor aspricaudus
[Orangetail filefish]

Photo by Bailly, N.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Pervagor janthinosoma (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Pervagor janthinosoma
[Blackbar filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Pervagor marginalis Hutchins, 1986

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pervagor marginalis
[]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pervagor melanocephalus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Pervagor melanocephalus
[Redtail filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pervagor nigrolineatus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pervagor nigrolineatus
[Blacklined filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Pervagor randalli Hutchins, 1986

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pervagor randalli
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pervagor spilosoma (Lay & Bennett, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pervagor spilosoma
[Fantail filefish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Pseudalutarius nasicornis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Pseudalutarius nasicornis
[Rhinoceros leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fraser-Brunner, 1940

Photo by CSIRO
 
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus
[Fourband leatherjacket]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus
[Strap-weed file-fish]

Photo by Banks, I.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Pseudomonacanthus peroni (Hollard, 1854)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Pseudomonacanthus peroni
[Pot-bellied leatherjacket]

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]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Scobinichthys granulatus (White, 1790)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Scobinichthys granulatus
[Rough leatherjackets]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Stephanolepis auratus (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by FAO
 
Stephanolepis auratus
[Porky]

Photo by To, W.-L.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Stephanolepis cirrhifer (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

Photo by To, W.-L.
 
Stephanolepis cirrhifer
[Threadsail filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Stephanolepis diaspros Fraser-Brunner, 1940

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stephanolepis diaspros
[Reticulated leatherjacket]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Stephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Stephanolepis hispidus
[Planehead filefish]

Photo by Duarte, L.O.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stephanolepis setifer (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Stephanolepis setifer
[Pygmy filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Thamnaconus analis (Waite, 1904)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Thamnaconus analis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Thamnaconus arenaceus (Barnard, 1927)

Photo by SFSA
 
Thamnaconus arenaceus
[Sandy filefish]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Thamnaconus degeni (Regan, 1903)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Thamnaconus degeni
[Degen's leatherjacket]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Thamnaconus fajardoi Smith, 1953

Photo by SFSA
 
Thamnaconus fajardoi
[Spotted filefish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Thamnaconus fijiensis
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Thamnaconus hypargyreus (Cope, 1871)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Thamnaconus hypargyreus
[Lesser-spotted leatherjacket]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Thamnaconus melanoproctes (Boulenger, 1889)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Thamnaconus melanoproctes
[Blackvent filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Thamnaconus modestoides (Barnard, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Thamnaconus modestoides
[Modest filefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Thamnaconus modestus (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Thamnaconus modestus
[]

Photo by Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Thamnaconus multilineatus (Tanaka, 1918)

Photo by Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan
 
Thamnaconus multilineatus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm NG

 
Thamnaconus paschalis
[Easter filefish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Thamnaconus septentrionalis (Günther, 1874)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Thamnaconus septentrionalis
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Thamnaconus striatus (Kotthaus, 1979)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Thamnaconus striatus
[Many-lined leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Thamnaconus tessellatus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Thamnaconus tessellatus
[]
107 Species of Family Monacanthidae
(Filefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1846 Acanthaluteres brownii Spiny-tailed leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 55 TL
1824 Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus Bridled leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1873 Acanthaluteres vittiger Toothbrush leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 35 TL
1851 Acreichthys hajam Indo-West Pacific 7 SL
1900 Acreichthys radiatus Radial leatherjacket Western Pacific 7 TL
1758 Acreichthys tomentosus Bristle-tail file-fish Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
1855 Aluterus heudelotii Dotterel filefish Western Atlantic 45 TL
1758 Aluterus monoceros Unicorn leatherjacket filefish Circumtropical. Western 76.2 TL
1792 Aluterus schoepfii Orange filefish Western Atlantic 61 TL
1765 Aluterus scriptus Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Circumtropical. Western 110 TL
1829 Amanses scopas Broom filefish Indo-Pacific 20 TL
1830 Anacanthus barbatus Bearded leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1953 Brachaluteres fahaqa Western Indian Ocea
1824 Brachaluteres jacksonianus Pigmy leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL
1966 Brachaluteres taylori Taylor's inflator filefish Western Pacific 5 SL
1902 Brachaluteres ulvarum Japanese inflator filefish Northwest Pacific 7.5 SL
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
1977 Cantheschenia grandisquamis Large-scaled leatherjacket Western Pacific 26 TL
1941 Cantheschenia longipinnis Southwest Pacific 14.5 SL
1816 Chaetodermis penicilligerus Prickly leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 31 TL
1977 Colurodontis paxmani Eastern Indian Ocean to W 12 SL
2002 Enigmacanthus filamentosus Indo-West Pacific 3.6 SL
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
1994 Lalmohania velutina Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL
1824 Meuschenia australis Southern leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1977 Meuschenia flavolineata Yellow-striped leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1824 Meuschenia freycineti Six-spined leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL
1905 Meuschenia galii Blue-lined leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 34 TL
1824 Meuschenia hippocrepis Horse-shoe leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 51 TL
1801 Meuschenia scaber Velvet leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 31 TL
1870 Meuschenia trachylepis Southwest Pacific 40 TL
1977 Meuschenia venusta Stars and stripes leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 21 TL
1765 Monacanthus chinensis Fan-bellied leatherjacket Indo-Pacific 38 TL
1818 Monacanthus ciliatus Fringed filefish Western Atlantic 20 TL
1906 Monacanthus tuckeri Slender filefish Western Atlantic 10 TL
1824 Nelusetta ayraud Chinaman-leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 100 TL
1952 Oxymonacanthus halli Red Sea longnose filefish Western Indian Ocean 7 TL
1801 Oxymonacanthus longirostris Harlequin filefish Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1953 Paraluteres arqat Indian Ocean.
1851 Paraluteres prionurus False puffer Indo-Pacific 11 TL
1997 Paramonacanthus arabicus Gulf filefish Western Indian Ocean 6.7 SL
1851 Paramonacanthus choirocephalus Pig faced leather jacket Western Pacific 11 SL
1855 Paramonacanthus cryptodon Western Pacific 7 SL
1855 Paramonacanthus curtorhynchos Shortsnout filefish Eastern Indian Ocean and 11.3 SL
1880 Paramonacanthus filicauda Threadfin leatherjacket Western Central Pacific 22 TL
1855 Paramonacanthus frenatus Wedgetail filefish Western Indian Ocean 8.7 SL
1809 Paramonacanthus japonicus Hairfinned leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 12 SL
1997 Paramonacanthus lowei Southwest Pacific 13.9 SL
1997 Paramonacanthus matsuurai Northwest Pacific 10.6 SL
1870 Paramonacanthus nematophorus Western Indian Ocean 8.5 SL
1939 Paramonacanthus nipponensis Japanese leatherjacket Western Pacific 15 SL
1850 Paramonacanthus oblongus Hair-finned filefish Indo-Pacific. 7.8
1931 Paramonacanthus otisensis Dusky leatherjacket Southwest Pacific 11 SL
1829 Paramonacanthus pusillus Faintstripe filefish Indo-West Pacific 14.6 SL
1854 Paramonacanthus sulcatus Mudbank filefish Western Pacific 20 SL
1854 Paramonacanthus tricuspis Estuary filefish Indian Ocean 10 SL
1899 Pervagor alternans Yelloweye filefish Western Pacific 16 TL
1854 Pervagor aspricaudus Orangetail filefish Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1854 Pervagor janthinosoma Blackbar filefish Indo-Pacific 13 SL
1986 Pervagor marginalis Eastern Central Pacific 6.2 SL
1853 Pervagor melanocephalus Redtail filefish Indo-West Pacific. 16 TL
1927 Pervagor nigrolineatus Blacklined filefish Western Pacific 10 TL
1986 Pervagor randalli Western Indian Ocean 6.7 SL
1839 Pervagor spilosoma Fantail filefish Eastern Pacific 18 TL
1850 Pseudalutarius nasicornis Rhinoceros leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 19 TL
1940 Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fourband leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific. 25 SL
1856 Pseudomonacanthus macrurus Strap-weed file-fish Indo-West Pacific 18 SL
1854 Pseudomonacanthus peroni Pot-bellied leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 35 SL
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
1790 Scobinichthys granulatus Rough leatherjackets Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1861 Stephanolepis auratus Porky Western Indian Ocean 28 TL
1850 Stephanolepis cirrhifer Threadsail filefish Western Pacific 30 TL
1940 Stephanolepis diaspros Reticulated leatherjacket Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1766 Stephanolepis hispidus Planehead filefish Western Atlantic 27.5 TL
1831 Stephanolepis setifer Pygmy filefish Western Atlantic 20 TL
1904 Thamnaconus analis Southwest Pacific 19.3 SL
1927 Thamnaconus arenaceus Sandy filefish Western Indian Ocean 23 TL
1903 Thamnaconus degeni Degen's leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 28 TL
1953 Thamnaconus fajardoi Spotted filefish Western Indian Ocean 22 TL
1984 Thamnaconus fijiensis Western Pacific 15.3 SL
1871 Thamnaconus hypargyreus Lesser-spotted leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 17.8 SL
1889 Thamnaconus melanoproctes Blackvent filefish Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1927 Thamnaconus modestoides Modest filefish Indo-West Pacific and Sou 30 TL
1877 Thamnaconus modestus Northwest Pacific 36 TL
1918 Thamnaconus multilineatus Indo-West Pacific 26 SL
1913 Thamnaconus paschalis Easter filefish Southeast Pacific 30 NG
1874 Thamnaconus septentrionalis Indo-Pacific 23 SL
1979 Thamnaconus striatus Many-lined leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 21 TL
1880 Thamnaconus tessellatus Western Pacific 22 SL



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