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Six Spined Leatherjacket

Scientific Name: Meuschenia freycineti 

Description: The Six-spined Leatherjacket is a common local species on reefs and can be distinguished by the small curved spines (usually 6) near the tail.

Males and females have a different colour pattern with males often showing blue lines around their grey heads while females tend to be greener in colour.

Type: Bony Fish
Where to find: Subtidal Reefs
Size: 60cm