Cosmopolitan leatherjacket

The smooth leatherjacket or velvet leatherjacket, Meuschenia scaber, is a filefish of the family Monacanthidae, found off eastern Australia and all around New Zealand to depths of about 100 m, on rocky weedy reef areas.

The Cosmopolitan leatherjacket lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 20 - 200 m environment.

Nothing known about the Cosmopolitan leatherjacket

Common names

Bourse lisse in French (français)
Cosmopolitan leatherjacket in English
Creamfish in English
Kookiri in Maori (te reo Māori)
rough leatherjacket in English
Scaber leatherjacket in English
smooth leatherjacket in English
Velvet leatherjacket in English
粗皮似馬面魨 in Mandarin Chinese
粗皮似马面鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
黑斑粗棘革魨 in Mandarin Chinese
黑斑粗棘革鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Meuschenia
Species : Meuschenia scaber
Authority : Forster, 1801