Thamnaconus septentrionalis (Günther, 1874)
Thamnaconus septentrionalis
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Max. size:  23 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: South Africa, Japan, the Yellow Sea, East China Sea, and South China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Used in Chinese medicine (Ref. 12166).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 July 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.07.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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