Arotrolepis filicauda (Günther, 1880)
Threadfin leatherjacket
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: northwestern Australia and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6771).
Biology:  Lives on trawling grounds. An excellent food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 July 2015 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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