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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Cantheschenia

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Cantheschenia grandisquamis Hutchins, 1977

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Cantheschenia grandisquamis
[Large-scaled leatherjacket]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Cantheschenia longipinnis (Fraser-Brunner, 1941)

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Cantheschenia longipinnis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cantheschenia grandisquamis Large-scaled leatherjacket Western Pacific 26 TL 1977
Cantheschenia longipinnis Southwest Pacific 14.5 SL 1941



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