Six-spined leatherjacket

The Six-spined leatherjacket lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 100 m environment.

The Six-spined Leatherjacket gets its name from a patch of six short spines on either side of the narrowest part of the tail (before the fin). These spines are in a group, often highlighted in yellow. More

Common names

panga filefish in English
Reef leatherjacket in English
Six-spined leatherjacket in English
Variable leatherjacket in English
xix-spined leatherjacket in English
斑头似马面鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
斑頭似馬面魨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Meuschenia
Species : Meuschenia freycineti
Authority : Quoy & Gaimard, 1824