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Broom-tail File
Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Monacanthidae - filefishes »  genus Aluterus

Scientific synonyms

Balistes scripta Osbeck, 1765
Aleuteus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
Balistes scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
Monacanthus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
Osbeckia scripta (Osbeck, 1765)
Aluteres scripta (Osbeck, 1765)
Aluterus scripta (Osbeck, 1765)
Alutera scripta (Osbeck, 1765)
Alutera armata Garman, 1903
Balistes laevis Bloch, 1795

Other names

= Filefish
= Scrawled Filefish
= Scribbled Leatherjacket
= Scribled Leatherjacket
= Tobaccofish
= Unicornfish

Least Concern

Images

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

Author: Petr Fuchs

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

Author: Bruce Moravchik, NOAA

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

Author: Dr. James P. McVey

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

Author: Petr Adamec

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

Author: Petr Fuchs

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4275]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/735]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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