Fanbelly Leatherjacket

Monacanthus Chinensis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Monacanthus Chinensis
Other names Fanbellied Leatherjacket, Fantail Leatherjacket, Pigfish
Size Up to 40 cm (15.7 in)
Weight Up to 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, inshore/offshore reefs amongst kelp & weedy areas
Depth Range
Fanbelly Leatherjacket Distribution
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