The Unicorn Leatherjacket is pale brown or grey mottled with small brown spots on the upper parts of the head and body. The snout is convex curved in adults. The dorsal and anal fins are pale yellow to light brown. The tail is brown. They are usually solitary or in pairs, sometimes in larger groups of five or six.
length to 76cm. Weight to 2.7kg
Open ocean, reefs adjacent to deep water. Usually found in waters less than 10m, although range to 50m. Juveniles often seen under cover of floating material. Adults sometimes seen in groups under weed-rafts.
feeds on small organisms on se floor
The Unicorn Leatherjacket is found in tropical waters around the world.
|Common Name:||Unicorn Leatherjacket|
Relatives in same Genus
Scribbled Leatherjacket (A. scriptus)