Scobinichthys granulatus

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Scobinichthys granulatus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae
Genus: Scobinichthys
Whitley, 1931
Species: S. granulatus
Binomial name
Scobinichthys granulatus
(J. White, 1790)

Scobinichthys granulatus also known as the rough leatherjackets is a species of filefish native to the coastal waters of southern Australia. It lives on rocky reefs and in beds of seagrass. This species grows to a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) TL. It is the only known member of the monotypic genus Scobinichthys.[1]

S. granulatus (Rough leatherjacket) in the ocean

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.

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