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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Eubalichthys

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Eubalichthys bucephalus (Whitley, 1931)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Eubalichthys bucephalus
[Black reef leatherjacket]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus Hutchins, 1977

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Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus
[Blue-spotted leatherjacket]
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Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Eubalichthys cyanoura
[Bluetail leatherjacket]
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Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Eubalichthys gunnii
[Gunn's leatherjacket]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Eubalichthys mosaicus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

Photo by Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Eubalichthys mosaicus
[Mosaic leatherjacket]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Eubalichthys quadrispinis Hutchins, 1977

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Eubalichthys quadrispinis
[Four-spined leatherjacket]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Eubalichthys bucephalus Black reef leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL 1931
Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus Blue-spotted leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL 1977
Eubalichthys cyanoura Bluetail leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 42 TL 1987
Eubalichthys gunnii Gunn's leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL 1870
Eubalichthys mosaicus Mosaic leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL 1886
Eubalichthys quadrispinis Four-spined leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL 1977



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