Image: Velvet Leatherjacket, Meuschenia scaber

Velvet Leatherjacket, Meuschenia scaber

A small juvenile Velvet Leatherjacket at a depth of 3 m, Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, April 2011.

Photographer:
Richard Vevers
Rights:
© Richard Vevers

Notes

Thank you to Dr Barry Hutchins for identifying this fish.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Meuschenia scaber, Monacanthidae, Velvet Leatherjacket, white, brownish, flatfish, 30 cm - 1 m, blotches, rocky reef, marine, greyish, large dark blotches,