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Nelusetta ayraud (Chinaman-leatherjacket; Yellow jacket; Ocean leatherjacket; Ocean jacket; Chunks; Chinaman)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Nelusetta ayraud also known as the Chinaman-leatherjacket is a filefish of the family Monacanthidae, found around Australia to depths of about 360 metres (1,180 ft). This species grows to a length of 100 centimetres (39 in) TL. This species is a component of local commercial fisheries.
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Adult Weight [1]  4.244 lbs (1.925 kg)
Female Maturity [2]  3 years
Male Maturity [1]  3 years
Maximum Longevity [2]  9 years


Parasitized by 
Preptetos rotto[3]


Australia; East Central Australian Shelf; Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Western Australia to New South Wales. The species is considered to be endemic to Australia, although a single specimen has been reported from New Zealand (Ref. 30464).; Great Australian Bight; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southwest; Southwest Australian Shelf; Tasman Sea; West Central Australian Shelf;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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