Bearded leatherjacket

The Bearded leatherjacket lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 8 m environment.

The Bearded Leatherjacket can be recognised by its elongate, compressed head and body. The mouth opens on the upper side of the very long snout. There is a barbel on the lower jaw. The dorsal and anal fins are long-based. More

A Bearded Leatherjacket caught by a commercial fisher at a depth of 3 m, Coolongolook River, Wallis Lake, New South Wales, November 2004. More

Common names

Barat-barat in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Barbeled leatherjacket in English
Bearded filefish in English
Bearded leatherjacket in English
Beardie in English
Cá Bò dài in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Pakol in Waray-waray
Panitan in Waray-waray
Sagoksok in Cebuano
Sagugsok in Davawenyo
Seligi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Skægget filfisk in Danish (dansk)
Ukeguchino Hosomionagano Okinahagi in Japanese (日本語)
拟须鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
擬鬚魨 in Mandarin Chinese
须鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚魨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Anacanthus
Species : Anacanthus barbatus
Authority : Gray, 1830