Pinecone Fish

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Pinecone fish images (Monocentridae) - stock photos & facts showing this unusual armored fish

Scientific classification | Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Beryciformes > Family: Monocentridae > Genera > Cleidopus, Monocentris

The pinecone fish, or pineconefish, is an unusual armored fish of the Indo-Pacific whose body has a vaguely pinecone pattern made by the joining of hard scutes, which provide protection...
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