Brachaluteres jacksonianus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Pigmy leatherjacket
photo by Rodrigues, N.V.

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; brackish; marine; depth range 1 - 73 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from southern Western Australia to New South Wales and Tasmania.
Biology:  Found in estuaries, coastal reefs and offshore islands (Ref. 9563).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 March 2015 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 11.08.95
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 10.06.15

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