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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Pseudomonacanthus

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Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fraser-Brunner, 1940

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus
[Fourband leatherjacket]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus
[Strap-weed file-fish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Pseudomonacanthus peroni (Hollard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Pseudomonacanthus peroni
[Pot-bellied leatherjacket]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fourband leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific. 25 SL 1940
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus Strap-weed file-fish Indo-West Pacific 18 SL 1856
Pseudomonacanthus peroni Pot-bellied leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 35 SL 1854



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