Horseshoe Leatherjacket

Meuschenia Hippocrepis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Meuschenia Hippocrepis
Other names Purple People Eater, Variable Leatherjacket
Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 in)
Weight Up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, estuaries, bays, harbours, jetties, piers & rocky reefs
Depth Range
Horseshoe Leatherjacket Distribution
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