Sandy filefish

The Sandy filefish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

* The rare sandy filefish, Thamnaconus arenaceus, was caught by novice diver and Rhodes Student Ntobeko Bacela on a fish collection dive at Aliwal Shoal. More

Common names

Sand-vylvis in Afrikaans
Sandy filefish in English
砂馬面魨 in Mandarin Chinese
砂马面鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Thamnaconus
Species : Thamnaconus arenaceus
Authority : Barnard, 1927