Also known as American White-spotted Filefish, Leatherjacket, Orange Filefish, White-spotted Leatherjacket.
Found in pairs, amongst gorgonians, over rocky bottoms, of coral reefs.
They feed on algae, gorgonians, hydroids, and sponges.
Length - 46cm
Depth - 2-40m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, Caribbean
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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4277