Scientific Name
Amanses scopas  
Amanses scopas美單棘魨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 3 - 18M
Chinese 美單棘魨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 單棘魨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F506 Monacanthidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 美尾棘魨 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 剝皮魚、粗皮狄(澎湖)、達仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Banda Neira, Banda Is., Indonesia 
Synonyms Amnases scopas, Anameses scopas, Anamses scopas, Balistes scopas, Monacanthus scopas, Thamnaconus penicularius   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-魨形目(蘇等, 2002)  Takada, W. etc. 1978 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 蘇錦祥, 李春生 編著 2002 
Specimen List NMMBP01190. NMMBP06604. NMMBP06604B. NMMSTP00058. NTUM04130. NTUM08064. NTUM08461. NTUM08462.  
Common Name Brush-sided leatherjacket; Broom leatherjacket; Broom filefish; Brushsided leatherjacket 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist