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Pseudomonacanthus macrurus

(Strap weed file fish)

Overview

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Family : Filefishes ;

Common Names

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Common Names in Cebuano:

Sagoksok

Common Names in Davawenyo:

Sagugsok

Common Names in English:

Filefish, Spotted filefish, Strap weed file fish, Strap weed filefish, Strap-weed file-fish

Common Names in Japanese:

Kokuten Hagi

Common Names in Mandarin Chinese:

斑拟单角鲀, 斑擬單角魨

Common Names in Waray-waray:

Pakol, Panitan

Description

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Habitat

Biome: Marine .

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Cantherines macrurus (Bleeker • Cantherinus macrurus (Bleeker • Monacanthus macrurus Bleeker • Monacanthus macrurus Bleeker, 1856-57 • Pseudomonacanthus macrurusPseudomonacanthus macrurus (Bleeker, 1857)

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

First described: Bleeker, P. Opsomming der soorten von Reptilien, tot dus verre von het eiland Java bekend geworden. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indie, Batavia, (ser. 3) 14 (4): 235-244, 1857.

Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 18-Apr-1997

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Pseudomonacanthus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 6 species and subspecies in this genus:

P. analis (Triggerfish) · P. degeni (Degen's Leatherjacket) · P. elongatus (Four-Banded Leatherjacket) · P. galii (Marine Sailfin Silverside) · P. macrurus (Strap-Weed File-Fish) · P. peroni (Pot-Bellied Leatherjacket)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 02, 2008:

Identifiers

Curator for this page: Barry Hutchins. Date last reviewed: 1899-12-30

Last Revised: 2014-11-20