Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fraser-Brunner, 1940
Fourband leatherjacket
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 1 - 7 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults usually found on muddy substrates with outcrops of algal reef, or among broad-leaved seagrasses. Young with floating Sargassum rafts and in shallow estuaries (Ref. 48637).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 July 2017 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.07.94
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 06.04.10

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