Bearded Leatherjacket

Anacanthus Barbatus
Bearded Leatherjacket - Marinewise © 2023 MarineWise

Quick Facts

Scientific name Anacanthus Barbatus
Other names Barbeled Leatherjacket, Bearded Filefish, Beardie, Jumping Leatherjacket, Longsnout Filefish, Ribbon Leatherjacket, Tapefish
Size Up to 30 cm (11.8 in)
Weight Up to .50 kg (1.1 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, estuaries, mangroves & bays in sandy, silty, muddy & weedy areas
Depth Range
Bearded Leatherjacket Distribution
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