Definition of Filefish. Meaning of Filefish. Synonyms of Filefish

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Definition of Filefish

Filefish
Filefish File"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any plectognath fish of the genera Monacanthus, Alutera, balistes, and allied genera; -- so called on account of the roughly granulated skin, which is sometimes used in place of sandpaper.

Meaning of Filefish from wikipedia

- The filefish (Monacanthidae) are a diverse family of tropical to subtropical tetraodontiform marine fish, which are also known as foolfish, leatherjackets...
- blacksaddle filefish, Paraluteres prionurus, is a filefish of the family Monacanthidae. It reaches a length of a maximum 11 cm. The blacksaddle filefish are found...
- Aluterus scriptus, commonly known as scrawled filefish, broomtail filefish or scribbled leatherjacket, is a marine fish belonging to the family Monacanthidae...
- Whitespotted filefish is a common name for several fishes and may refer to: Cantherhines dumerilii, native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans Cantherhines...
- The orangespotted filefish (Cantherhines pullus) is a species of filefish described by Ranzani in 1842. and it is native to shallow waters in the tropical...
- Amanses scopas, also known as the broom filefish, is a filefish, the only species in the genus Amanses of the family Monacanthidae. It is also called...
- The orange spotted filefish or harlequin filefish, Oxymonacanthus longirostris, is a filefish in the family Monacanthidae found on coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific...
- Stephanolepis cirrhifer, commonly known as the thread-sail filefish, is a species of marine fish in the family Monacanthidae. It is found in the western...
- hispidus, the planehead filefish, is a species of bony fish, a ray-finned fish in the family Monacanthidae. The planehead filefish grows to a maximum length...
- Cantherhines macrocerus, commonly known as the whitespotted filefish or American whitespotted filefish, is a marine fish found along the coast of Florida extending...