Native Animals
 

Aluterus monoceros

Barat-barat
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2015
QR Code
SSN 24871
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Taxonomy

  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Specific Epithet
    monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Common Name
  • Residential
    Native
The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Unicorn Leatherjacket has elongate and strongly compressed body; slightly convex dorsal profile of head; very long and fragile dorsal spine above eye; soft part of dorsal fin opposite to anal fin and caudal fin shorter than snout. It has grayish body with many irregular dark lines and dots; dark caudal fin and yellow of dorsal-, anal- and pectoral-fin rays.

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2015 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Structure

Body
2D Shape
Elongate
Globe
Caudal Fin
Type
Rhombic

Location

by State Location
  • Pahang 1
  • Terengganu 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Amir Shah Ruddin Md Sah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Water
  • PM
Amirrudin Bin Ahmad (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Amphibians
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies
  • Fishes
  • Reptiles
  • Biodiversity
  • Data Analysis
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
Amy Then Yee Hui (Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Seahorses (Ecology)
  • Mammals (Ecology)
  • Protected Areas
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
  • W
Annie Christianus (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Water
  • PM
  • SBH
Aziz Bin Arshad (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Crustaceans (Taxonomy)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Crustaceans (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
Charles Leh Moi Ung (Dr.)
Sarawak Museum Department (JMS)
  • Fishes
  • Turtle, Tortoise, and Terrapin
  • Crustaceans
  • Biodiversity
  • Science
  • SWK
Chong Ving Ching (Prof. Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes
  • Agriculture
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Environment
  • Biodiversity
  • PM
Darlina Md Naim (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Biosecurity
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Systematics
Haslawati Baharuddin (Dr.)
Fisheries Research Institute Malaysia (FRI)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • Conservation
  • Agriculture
  • Biological Resource
  • Climate Change
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Ecology
  • Environment
  • Systematics
  • PM
Jeffrine Rovie Ryan Japning (Mr.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Monkeys
  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Science
  • Technology
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Kaviarasu Munian (Mr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
  • Amphibians (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • PM
Kayal Vizi Karuppannan (Mrs.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Elephants
  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • PM
Khaironizam Md Zain (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes
  • Insects
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Science
  • PM
Khairul Adha Bin A. Rahim (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Invasive Alien Species
Mohammad Noor Amal Azmai (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • Microorganism
  • PM
  • SEA
Mohd Ilham Norhakim Lokman (Mr.)
  • Fishes
  • Fishes
  • Conservation
Mohd Nasarudin Bin Harith @ Abdul Nasir (Mr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecology
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Water
  • SWK
Mohd Shafiq Bin Zakeyuddin (Dr.)
TNB Research Sdn Bhd (TNBR)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Management
  • Tourism
  • PM
Seah Ying Giat (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Biodiversity
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Crustaceans
  • Fishes
  • Molluscs
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Siti Tafzilmeriam Sheikh Abdul Kadir (Mrs.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Syaizwan Zahmir Zulkifli (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Birds (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Water
Zarul Hazrin Hashim (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Protected Areas
  • Water
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
  • SWK
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Book
  1. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  2. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  3. Seah, Y.G., Mat Jaafar, TNA & Mohd Sharol, A. (2020). Field Guide to Trawl Fishes near Bidong Island. Penerbit UMT. pp. 144.
  4. Seah, Y.G., Mohd Sharol, A., Mazlan, A.G. & Mat Jaafar, T.N.A. (2021). Marine Fishes of Kuantan : Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Penerbit UMT. pp. 172.
  5. Yean Pong, Lui, Phaik Ean, Chee & Yeap, T.S. (1994). Major Commercial Marine Fishes of Malaysia. Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 113.
  6. Yoshida, T., Nurulhuda, E.M., Musikasinthorn, P. & Matsuura, K. (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8. National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.
  7. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)
Online
  1. Marine Fishes Identification, Department of Fisheries Malaysia. Department of Fisheries Malaysia. Retrieved May 24, 2017, from http://www.dof.gov.my/
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Retrieved February 07, 2017, from http://www.marinespecies.org
  3. Di Dario, F.IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved November 30, 2016, from http://www.iucnredlist.org

Acknowledgements :- Dr. Abe Woo Sau Pinn, Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mrs. Azwarina Binti Mohd Azmi Ramasamy, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Norli Fauzani Mohd Abu Hassan Alshari, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Aluterus monoceros. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/24871. [Retrieved 17 April 2024].

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