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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae Filefishes

Genus: Stephanolepis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Stephanolepis auratus Porky Western Indian Ocean 28 TL 1861
Stephanolepis cirrhifer Threadsail filefish Western Pacific 30 TL 1850
Stephanolepis diaspros Reticulated leatherjacket Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1940
Stephanolepis hispidus Planehead filefish Western Atlantic 27.5 TL 1766
Stephanolepis setifer Pygmy filefish Western Atlantic 20 TL 1831



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