Image: Threadfin Leatherjacket Paramonacanthus filicauda

Threadfin Leatherjacket Paramonacanthus filicauda

A juvenile (4 cm to 5 cm long) Threadfin Leatherjacket near a fish attracting device, 8 km north-east of Botany Bay, New South Wales, March 2004. The fish was swimming 5 m to 7 m below the surface. The water depth was 100 m.

Photographer:
H. Folpp
Rights:
© H. Folpp

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Tags Paramonacanthus filicauda, Threadfin Leatherjacket, Monacanthidae, fishes, ichthyology, yellow, pale, brown, blotches, school, bait ball, fad, marine,