Also known as Spectacled Leatherjacket.
Found singly on clear water inner and outer reefs. Very shy and secretive, remaining close to cover.
They feed on invertebrates and algae.
Length - 23cm
Depth - 15-40m
Filefish can alter their colour and pattern to match their surrounds and so deter predators.
Although closely related to the Triggerfish, their "trigger spine" cannot be locked into place.