Meuschenia galii (Waite, 1905)
Blue-lined leatherjacket
Meuschenia galii
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  34 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range - 40 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia (southern Western Australia to Victoria).
Biology:  Found on offshore reefs to a depth of at least 40 m (Ref. 9563).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 July 2017 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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