Pseudalutarius nasicornis

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Pseudalutarius nasicornis
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae
Genus: Pseudalutarius
Bleeker, 1865
Species: P. nasicornis
Binomial name
Pseudalutarius nasicornis
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

Pseudalutarius nasicornis also known as the Rhinoceros leatherjacket is a species of filefish native to the Indian and western Pacific Oceans. It occurs on reefs at depths of from 1 to 55 metres (3.3 to 180.4 ft). This species grows to a length of 19 centimetres (7.5 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matsuura, K. (2014): Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014. Ichthyological Research, 62 (1): 72-113.