Taxon profile


Common Filefish
Stephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766)

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

Scientific synonyms

Balistes hispidus Linnaeus, 1766
Monacanthus auriga Lowe, 1852
Monacanthus filamentosus Valenciennes, 1838
Monacanthus gallinula Valenciennes, 1843
Monacanthus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Monacanthus oppositus Poey, 1860
Monacanthus setifer DeKay, 1842
Monacanthus spilonotus Cope, 1871
Monocanthus setifer DeKay, 1842
Stephanolepis hispida (Linnaeus, 1766)

Other names

= Cuckold
= Planehead Filefish

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25864]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Stephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4281]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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