Stephanolepis cirrhifer (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Threadsail filefish
photo by To, W.-L.

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 77.7 g
Environment:  demersal; marine, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Hokkaido to the East China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Commercially cultured in Japan. Juveniles associate with drifting seaweed (Ref. 12114, 12115).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 July 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.10.90
Modified by: Parakikay, Timothy - 09.08.21

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