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MOSAIC LEATHERJACKETEubalichthys mosaicus©Richard Ling
The Mosaic Leatherjacket is a deep-bodied fish with a strong  dorsal spine above the eyes, narrow gill openings and minute scales. The  juvenile Mosaic Leatherjacket is known to live in the shallow waters of  estuaries, while adults are found on deep offshore reefs.
 Alternative Name/sDeep Bodied Leatherjacket, Deepbodied Leatherjacket, Dinnerplate Leatherjacket. Identification
ColorAdults are blue to brownish-grey with  yellowish-brown stripes and blotches. All the fins are blue-green.  Juveniles are yellow to brown and patterned with wavy blue to grey lines  and orange-bordered brown blotches.
 Size rangeThe Mosaic Leatherjacket grows to at least 60 cm in length.
 DistributionIt has a widespread distribution around the southern half of Australia.
Source: http://australianmuseum.net.au/Mosaic-Leatherjacket-Eubalichthys-mosaicus
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MOSAIC LEATHERJACKET
Eubalichthys mosaicus
©Richard Ling

The Mosaic Leatherjacket is a deep-bodied fish with a strong dorsal spine above the eyes, narrow gill openings and minute scales. The juvenile Mosaic Leatherjacket is known to live in the shallow waters of estuaries, while adults are found on deep offshore reefs.

Alternative Name/s
Deep Bodied Leatherjacket, Deepbodied Leatherjacket, Dinnerplate Leatherjacket. Identification

Color
Adults are blue to brownish-grey with yellowish-brown stripes and blotches. All the fins are blue-green. Juveniles are yellow to brown and patterned with wavy blue to grey lines and orange-bordered brown blotches.

Size range
The Mosaic Leatherjacket grows to at least 60 cm in length.

Distribution
It has a widespread distribution around the southern half of Australia.

Source:
http://australianmuseum.net.au/Mosaic-Leatherjacket-Eubalichthys-mosaicus

Other posts:

Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker

Pygmy Leatherjacket

Beaked Leatherjacket

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