Thamnaconus septentrionalis (Günther, 1874)
Greenfin horse-faced filefish
Thamnaconus septentrionalis
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  33.3 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 630.0 g
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: South Africa, Japan, the Yellow Sea, East China Sea, and South China Sea.
Biology:  Used in Chinese medicine (Ref. 12166).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 July 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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