Monacanthidae

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Taxonavigation

Kingdom: Animalia
Sub Kingdom: Eumetazoa
Super Phylum: Bilateria:Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Sub Phylum: Vertebrata
Super Class: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Sub-Class: Neopterygii
Infra Class: Teleostei
Super Order: Acanthopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Monacanthidae
Genus: Acanthaluteres - Acreichthys - Aluterus - Amanses - Anacanthus - Brachaluteres - Cantherhines - Chaetodermis - Colurodontis - Eubalichthys - Meuschenia - Monacanthus - Nelusetta - Oxymonacanthus - Paraluteres - Paramonacanthus - Pervagor - Pseudalutarius - Pseudomonacanthus - Rudarius - Scobinichthys - Thamnaconus


Introduction

Commonly called Filefish or Leatherjackets. There are 95 described species in 31 genera of the Monacanthidae family.

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