Mudbank filefish


  • A large number of individuals of this species was recorded in 2015.


  • Body grey with a black blotch near the dorsal fin.
  • Body pattern can change rapidly, from pale with dark blotches to mottled with dark diagonal bands.
  • A dorsal spine above eye. This is characteristic of all species in this family.

Common Name: Mudbank filefish

Family Common Name: Filefishes

Scientific Name: Paramonacanthus sulcatus___(Hollard, 1854)

Maximum Length: 20 cm (Standard Length)