Thamnaconus hypargyreus (Cope, 1871)
Lesser-spotted leatherjacket
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  17.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: northwestern Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in the sublittoral zone on sand bottoms (Ref. 11230).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 July 2017 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.07.94
Modified by: Santos, Kristine - 09.06.15

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