Scobinichthys granulatus (White, 1790)
Rough leatherjackets
photo by Groeneveld, R.

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from southern Western Australia to New South Wales and Tasmania.
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: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 July 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.04.10

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