Scobinichthys granulatus (White, 1790)
Rough leatherjackets
photo by Good, P.

 Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
 Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from southern Western Australia to New South Wales and Tasmania.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found in seagrass beds and on rocky reefs. Females of this species may be confused with female Penicipelta vittiger [= Acanthaluteres vittiger] (Ref. 9563).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 12.08.95
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.04.10

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