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Common Name(s): Prickly Leatherjacket, Leafy Filefish
Scientific Name: Chaetodermis Penicilligerus
Local Name(s): [My]Ikan Barat Barat
Precaution: Harmless
Edible: Yes
CNR Time: 1 min

A well camouflaged filefish with soft 'leafy' growth on its body that blends very well with seaweed. Can be found near shallow reef/rocky areas with seaweed or hiding among drifting seaweed. Can be caught using small hooks with prawn meat or shrimps.

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