Lalmohania velutina Hutchins, 1994
photo by Ganapathiraju, P.

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  7.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 5 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Mannar, India.
Biology:  Inhabits shallow weedy bottoms (Ref. 31791).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 July 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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