107 Species in Family Monacanthidae
Nominal species list for Monacanthidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Acanthaluteres brownii (Richardson, 1846) Spiny-tailed leatherjacket
Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Bridled leatherjacket
Acanthaluteres vittiger (Castelnau, 1873) Toothbrush leatherjacket
Acreichthys hajam (Bleeker, 1851)
Acreichthys radiatus (Popta, 1900) Radial leatherjacket
Acreichthys tomentosus (Linnaeus, 1758) Bristle-tail file-fish
Aluterus heudelotii Hollard, 1855 Dotterel filefish
Aluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758) Unicorn leatherjacket filefish
Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) Orange filefish
Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) Scribbled leatherjacket filefish
Amanses scopas (Cuvier, 1829) Broom filefish
Anacanthus barbatus Gray, 1830 Bearded leatherjacket
Arotrolepis filicauda (Günther, 1880) Threadfin leatherjacket
Brachaluteres fahaqa Clark & Gohar, 1953
Brachaluteres jacksonianus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Pigmy leatherjacket
Brachaluteres taylori Woods, 1966 Taylor's inflator filefish
Brachaluteres ulvarum Jordan & Fowler, 1902 Japanese inflator filefish
Cantherhines cerinus Randall, 2011 Waxy filefish
Cantherhines dumerilii (Hollard, 1854) Whitespotted filefish
Cantherhines fronticinctus (Günther, 1867) Spectacled filefish
Cantherhines longicaudus Hutchins & Randall, 1982
Cantherhines macrocerus (Hollard, 1853) American whitespotted filefish
Cantherhines nukuhiva Randall, 2011
Cantherhines pardalis (Rüppell, 1837) Honeycomb filefish
Cantherhines pullus (Ranzani, 1842) Orangespotted filefish
Cantherhines rapanui (de Buen, 1963) Rapanui filefish
Cantherhines sandwichiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Sandwich isle file
Cantherhines tiki Randall, 1964
Cantherhines verecundus Jordan, 1925 Shy filefish
Cantheschenia grandisquamis Hutchins, 1977 Large-scaled leatherjacket
Cantheschenia longipinnis (Fraser-Brunner, 1941)
Chaetodermis penicilligerus (Cuvier, 1816) Prickly leatherjacket
Colurodontis paxmani Hutchins, 1977
Enigmacanthus filamentosus Hutchins, 2002
Eubalichthys bucephalus (Whitley, 1931) Black reef leatherjacket
Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus Hutchins, 1977 Blue-spotted leatherjacket
Eubalichthys cyanoura Hutchins, 1987 Bluetail leatherjacket
Eubalichthys gunnii (Günther, 1870) Gunn's leatherjacket
Eubalichthys mosaicus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Mosaic leatherjacket
Eubalichthys quadrispinis Hutchins, 1977 Four-spined leatherjacket
Lalmohania velutina Hutchins, 1994
Meuschenia australis (Donovan, 1824) Southern leatherjacket
Meuschenia flavolineata Hutchins, 1977 Yellow-striped leatherjacket
Meuschenia freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Six-spined leatherjacket
Meuschenia galii (Waite, 1905) Blue-lined leatherjacket
Meuschenia hippocrepis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Horse-shoe leatherjacket
Meuschenia scaber (Forster, 1801) Velvet leatherjacket
Meuschenia trachylepis (Günther, 1870)
Meuschenia venusta Hutchins, 1977 Stars and stripes leatherjacket
Monacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) Fan-bellied leatherjacket
Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818) Fringed filefish
Monacanthus tuckeri Bean, 1906 Slender filefish
Nelusetta ayraud (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Chinaman-leatherjacket
Oxymonacanthus halli Marshall, 1952 Red Sea longnose filefish
Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Harlequin filefish
Paraluteres arqat Clark & Gohar, 1953
Paraluteres prionurus (Bleeker, 1851) False puffer
Paramonacanthus arabicus Hutchins, 1997 Gulf filefish
Paramonacanthus choirocephalus (Bleeker, 1851) Pig faced leather jacket
Paramonacanthus cryptodon (Bleeker, 1855)
Paramonacanthus curtorhynchos (Bleeker, 1855) Shortsnout filefish
Paramonacanthus frenatus (Peters, 1855) Wedgetail filefish
Paramonacanthus japonicus (Tilesius, 1809) Hairfinned leatherjacket
Paramonacanthus lowei Hutchins, 1997 Lowe's leatherjacket
Paramonacanthus matsuurai Hutchins, 1997
Paramonacanthus nematophorus (Günther, 1870)
Paramonacanthus nipponensis (Kamohara, 1939) Japanese leatherjacket
Paramonacanthus oblongus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Hair-finned filefish
Paramonacanthus otisensis Whitley, 1931 Dusky leatherjacket
Paramonacanthus pusillus (Rüppell, 1829) Faintstripe filefish
Paramonacanthus sulcatus (Hollard, 1854) Mudbank filefish
Paramonacanthus tricuspis (Hollard, 1854) Estuary filefish
Pervagor alternans (Ogilby, 1899) Yelloweye filefish
Pervagor aspricaudus (Hollard, 1854) Orangetail filefish
Pervagor janthinosoma (Bleeker, 1854) Blackbar filefish
Pervagor marginalis Hutchins, 1986
Pervagor melanocephalus (Bleeker, 1853) Redtail filefish
Pervagor nigrolineatus (Herre, 1927) Blacklined filefish
Pervagor randalli Hutchins, 1986
Pervagor spilosoma (Lay & Bennett, 1839) Fantail filefish
Pseudalutarius nasicornis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Rhinoceros leatherjacket
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fraser-Brunner, 1940 Fourband leatherjacket
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus (Bleeker, 1856) Strap-weed file-fish
Pseudomonacanthus peroni (Hollard, 1854) Pot-bellied leatherjacket
Rudarius ercodes Jordan & Fowler, 1902 Whitespotted pygmy filefish
Rudarius excelsus Hutchins, 1977 Diamond leatherjacket
Rudarius minutus Tyler, 1970 Minute leatherjacket
Scobinichthys granulatus (White, 1790) Rough leatherjackets
Stephanolepis aurata (Castelnau, 1861) Porky
Stephanolepis cirrhifer (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Threadsail filefish
Stephanolepis diaspros Fraser-Brunner, 1940 Reticulated leatherjacket
Stephanolepis hispida (Linnaeus, 1766) Planehead filefish
Stephanolepis setifer (Bennett, 1831) Pygmy filefish
Thamnaconus analis (Waite, 1904)
Thamnaconus arenaceus (Barnard, 1927) Sandy filefish
Thamnaconus degeni (Regan, 1903) Degen's leatherjacket
Thamnaconus fajardoi Smith, 1953 Spotted filefish
Thamnaconus fijiensis Hutchins & Matsuura, 1984
Thamnaconus hypargyreus (Cope, 1871) Lesser-spotted leatherjacket
Thamnaconus melanoproctes (Boulenger, 1889) Blackvent filefish
Thamnaconus modestoides (Barnard, 1927) Modest filefish
Thamnaconus modestus (Günther, 1877)
Thamnaconus multilineatus (Tanaka, 1918)
Thamnaconus paschalis (Regan, 1913) Easter filefish
Thamnaconus septentrionalis (Günther, 1874)
Thamnaconus striatus (Kotthaus, 1979) Many-lined leatherjacket
Thamnaconus tessellatus (Günther, 1880)
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