Taxon profile


Cosmopolitan Leatherjacket
Meuschenia scaber Schneider, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

Balistes scaber Forster, 1801
Parika scaber (Forster, 1801)
Navodon australis (Donovan, 1824)
Monacanthus setosus Waite, 1899

Other names

= Creamfish
= Rough Leatherjacket
= Velvet Leatherjacket

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [13139]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/30994]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Meuschenia scaber (Forster, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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