Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Mimic Filefish
Mimic Filefish
Scientific Name: Paraluteres prionurus
Family: Monacanthidae
Category: Filefishes
Also known as: Blacksaddle Filefish, Blacksaddle Mimic, False Puffer
Size: 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm)  
Depth: 3-80 ft. (1-25 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific
Note: Mimic the Black-Saddled Toby, Canthigaster valentini

External Reference: fishbase.org itis.gov

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