Black reef leatherjacket

The Black reef leatherjacket lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 10 - 250 m environment.

The Black Reef Leatherjacket is a very shy species, living on coastal and offshore reefs in temperate marine waters. They are usually seen in pairs. More

Black Reef Leatherjackets are found in NSW from the mid-north coast south to the Victorian border. They are also found in southern WA and SA. They can be found in water as shallow as 10 metres although they have been recorded at depths of 250 metres. More

Common names

Black reef leatherjacket in English
Whitley's leatherjacket in English
黑头锯棘鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
黑頭鋸棘魨 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Eubalichthys
Species : Eubalichthys bucephalus
Authority : Whitley, 1931