Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Tetraodontiformes > Monacanthidae > Cantherhines > Cantherhines dumerilii

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

Synonyms: Amanses carolae; Cantherhines albopunctatus; Cantherhines carolae; Cantherhines dumerili; Cantherhines howensis; Cantherines carolae; Cantherines dumerilii; Cantherinus dumerili; Monacanthus albopunctatus; Monacanthus dumerilii; Monacanthus howensis
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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

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)3
Arothron hispidus (poison puffer)3
Arothron meleagris (Whitespotted pufferfish)3
Chaetodon aureofasciatus (goldstriped butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon baronessa (Baroness butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon citrinellus (Midas cichlid)1
Chaetodon humeralis (muneca)3
Chaetodon kleinii (Blacklip butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon plebeius (blueblotched butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon rainfordi (Northern butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon ulietensis (Doublesaddle butterflyfish)1
Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Yellow-tail wrasse)1
Holacanthus passer (whitestripe angelfish)3
Johnrandallia nigrirostris (Black-nosed butterflyfish)3
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Cortez angelfish)3
Scarus perrico (perrico)3
Scarus rubroviolaceus (Redlipped parrot)3


Bodianus diplotaenia (Pacific hogfish)[1]
Cephalopholis panamensis (Panama graysby)[1]
Epinephelus labriformis (lateralband grouper)[1]
Gymnothorax castaneus (Panamic green moray)[1]
Gymnothorax dovii (Speckled moray)[1]
Lutjanus argentiventris (yellowtail snapper)[1]
Lutjanus novemfasciatus (black snapper)[1]
Lutjanus viridis (Blue-and-gold snapper)[1]
Novaculichthys taeniourus (clown wrasse)[1]
Thalassoma grammaticum (Sunset wrasse)[1]


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


Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; East Central Australian Shelf; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Hawaii (USA); Hong Kong; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: East Africa to French Polynesia, north to Japan and Hawaii. Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Colombia (Ref. 9318).; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; Niue; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Red Sea; Revillagigedo; Réunion; Samoa; Seychelles; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Thailand; Tonga; Tubbataha Reefs; Yellow Sea;



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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