Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.
Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.
A chordate is an animal belonging to the phylum Chordata; chordates possess a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail, for at least some period of their life cycle.
Commercial fishing is the activity of catching fish and other seafood for commercial profit, mostly from wild fisheries.
The filefish (Monacanthidae) are a diverse family of tropical to subtropical tetraodontiform marine fish, which are also known as foolfish, leatherjackets or shingles.
Fish measurement is the measuring of the length of individual fish and of various parts of their anatomy.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
The Indo-Pacific, sometimes known as the Indo-West Pacific, is a biogeographic region of Earth's seas, comprising the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, the western and central Pacific Ocean, and the seas connecting the two in the general area of Indonesia.
John Edward Gray, FRS (12 February 1800 – 7 March 1875) was a British zoologist.
A reef is a bar of rock, sand, coral or similar material, lying beneath the surface of water.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
The Tetraodontiformes are an order of highly derived ray-finned fish, also called the Plectognathi.