Illustration of a pineconefish, with the anatomy of the skull exposed.

The Pineconefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 10 - 200 m environment.

Illustration of a pineconefish, with the anatomy of the skull exposed. Pineconefish at the Himeji Aquarium, Japan. Pineconefish at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco References - * Monocentris japonica (TSN 166164). More

Pineconefish (Monocentris japonica) Pineconefish (Monocentris japonica); Image ONLY Email : E-Card | Poster | Web Master Delete Edit Info Admin Description Pineconefish (Monocentris japonica) ja:マツカサウオ Monocentris japonica en:Pinecone More

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This fish is known as Pineconefish and the correct latin name is Monocentris Japonica. It belongs to the Pineconefish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care This fish is aggressive. More

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In keeping with the cute theme, here’s a pineconefish (Monocentris japonica), known as a matsukasa-uo (マツカサウオ) in Japanese. These adorable paddling pinecones are here in Izu all year-round, with juveniles like this one hiding in crevices and in between rocks. More

Common names

Cá Nành xe Nh?t B?n in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Nành xe Nhật Bản in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Ch'ol-gap-tung-o in Korean (한국어)
Dick bride-groom fish in English
Ikan jepan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Ikan jepun in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Japanese pineapplefish in English
japanese pineconefish in English
Japanischer Reuterfisch in German (Deutsch)
Japanischer Tannenzapfenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Japansk koglefisk in Danish (dansk)
Knight fish in English
Matsukasa-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Pine sculpin in English
Pineapple fish in English
Pinecone fish in English
Pineconefish in English
Poisson ananas in French (français)
Poisson pomme de pin in French (français)
Pynapplevis in Afrikaans
Rì ben song qiú yú in Mandarin Chinese
Setonggang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Song qiú yú in Mandarin Chinese
Szysznik japónski in Polish (polski)
Tallkottfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Tannenzapfenfisch in German (Deutsch)
マツカサウオ in Japanese (日本語)
日本松球魚 in Mandarin Chinese
日本松球鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
松毬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
松球鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
철갑둥어 in Korean (한국어)

Picture of Monocentris japonica has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Beryciformes
Family : Monocentridae
Genus : Monocentris
Species : Monocentris japonica
Authority : Houttuyn, 1782