Spectacled Filefish (Cantherhines fronticinctus) is also known as the Spectacled Leatherjacket

Spectacled Filefish – Facts and Photographs

The Spectacled Filefish (Cantherhines fronticinctus) is also known as the Spectacled Leatherjacket.  They are very shy fishes that are difficult to approach closely and hardly ever stray far from shelter. ...
Blackbar Filefish (Pervagor janthinosoma) is also known as the Redtail Filefish and the Ear-spot Filefish

Blackbar Filefish – Facts and Photographs

The Blackbar Filefish (Pervagor janthinosoma) is also known as the Redtail Filefish and the Ear-spot Filefish.  They are very shy fishes that are difficult to approach closely. Filefish, also known as le...
Honeycomb Filefish (Cantherhines pardalis) is also known as the Wirenet Filefish and the Honeycomb Leather- jacket.

Honeycomb Filefish – Facts and Photographs

The Honeycomb Filefish (Cantherhines pardalis) is also known as the Wirenet Filefish and the Honeycomb Leather- jacket. They are unusual looking and are fairly shy fishes that are difficult to approach clos...
blacksaddle filefish, Paraluteres prionurus, is also known as the mimic

Blacksaddle Filefish – Facts and Photographs

The Blacksaddle filefish (Paraluteres prionurus)  is also known as the Mimic filefish or Blacksaddle leatherjacket. Their coloration and shape mimics the poisonous Blacksaddle toby Canthigaster valentini. ...
Aluterus scriptus, commonly known as scrawled filefish, broomtail filefish or scribbled leatherjacket,

Scrawled Filefish – Facts and Photographs

The Scrawled File Fish (Aluterus scriptus) is also known as the broomtail filefish or scribbled leatherjacket. They are unusual looking fishes and are capable of rapid color changes to blend into their loca...
Aluterus scriptus, commonly known as scrawled filefish, broomtail filefish or scribbled leatherjacket,

Filefish Facts and Photographs

Filefish, also known as foolfish, leatherjackets or shingles, are of the diverse family Monacanthidae. They are tropical to subtropical tetraodontiform marine fish, found in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oce...