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Definition of the noun Alutera monoceros
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Alutera monoceros is a species of Aluterus, described by Linnaeus in 1758.
- synonym: species Alutera monoceros
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Tetraodontiformes
- family: Monacanthidae
- genus: Aluterus
- species: Aluterus monoceros
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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by International Food Information Service
Some species are caught as food fish, including Alutera monoceros (unicorn filefish) and A. schoepfi (orange filefish). Usually sold fresh with skin removed. Fillers Devices used to transfer products into containers or casings for storage or retail.
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
Lija barbuda, Alutera monoceros, a fish widely distributed in tropical seas.—Lija £ pullus, a fish found from the West Indies to Brazil.–Lija trompa, Alutera scripta, a fish found in tropical waters along both coasts of America and in the East Indies.
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