Common filefish

The Common filefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 293 m environment.

Common Filefish, Stephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus). Virginia Category Fish Caption Common Filefish, Stephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus). More

The Common Filefish is also known as the Redtail Filefish. The body is orange to red in color and the head can be gray to black. Filefish from Hawaii tend to have more vivid colors than those from the Indian Ocean. More

is the most widely distributed one and the most common filefish in the northern Gulf. Size : Up to 10 inches. More

One of the more common Filefish offerings in the world of aquariums. To twenty-six inches in length. Images of six inch and eight inch individuals and one foot adult specimens in the Bahamas. More

Common names

Almindelig filfisk in Danish (dansk)
Baliste in French (français)
Bourse brune in French (français)
Cabrinha in Creole, Portuguese
Cabrinha in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Cabrinha in Portuguese (Português)
Cangulo in Portuguese (Português)
Cangulo-Fernando in Portuguese (Português)
Common filefish in English
cuckold in English
Esfaldado in Portuguese (Português)
Gudunho in Portuguese (Português)
Khanzir beshouka in Arabic (‫العربية)
lija in Spanish (español)
Lija áspera in Spanish (español)
Negro-mina in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe porco in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-gatilho-galhudo in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-porco in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-porco-galhudo in Portuguese (Português)
Planehead Fiiefish in English
planehead filefish in English
Taiseiyou-kawahagi in Japanese (日本語)
Takpolou in Fon
Takpolou in Fon GBE
Triggerfish in English
丝鳍单角鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
多刺单角鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
多刺單角魨 in Mandarin Chinese
細鱗魨 in Mandarin Chinese
絲鰭單角魨 in Mandarin Chinese
细鳞鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Stephanolepis
Species : Stephanolepis hispidus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766