Rough Leatherjacket

Scobinichthys granulatus (White, 1790)

Coarse skin with fine filaments, large dorsal spine, extendable flap of skin on the belly, and a characteristic pattern on the tail fin. The body pattern is somewhat variable, but often includes a dark patch above and just behind the pectoral fin and a network of small polygonal blotches and a short black bar on the upper and lower corners of the tail

How to identify Scobinichthys granulatus?

What habitats does Scobinichthys granulatus live in?

The Rough Leatherjacket is a secretive fish, living amongst dense seagrass and kelp covered rocky reefs

What is the distribution of Scobinichthys granulatus?

shallow temperate marine waters from southern Queensland, around the south of the country and north to the central coast of Western Australia

How big does Scobinichthys granulatus grow?

Can grow to around 30cm

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