Planehead Filefish

Monacanthus hispidus

Max Size
10 inches
Range
Nova Scotia to Gulf of Mexico
Habitat
Coastal waters around structure

These guys can be seen on many of the dives ranging from close inshore to far offshore. They differ from the trigger fish in that they only have one spine on their forehead .

Learn more about the Planehead Filefish on Fishbase.org

 

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