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Cantherhines dumerilii (Barred filefish; Orange-fin file; Whitespotted filefish; White-spotted filefish; Yelloweye leatherjacket)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Cantherhines dumerilii is a species of fish in the family Monacanthidae, the filefishes. Its common names include whitespotted filefish, barred filefish, orange-fin file, and yelloweye leatherjacket. It is distributed in the Indian and Pacific Oceans where it is found on coral reefs.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    


Prey / Diet

Pocillopora damicornis (Brush coral)[1]
Pocillopora elegans (Cauliflower coral)[1]
Pocillopora grandis (Coral)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Cableia pudica[2]
Diploproctodaeum haustrum[2]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0