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Monacanthus - Filefish


Sun-dried skin, filefish, Monacanthus sp., King George's Sound, Australia, 1841

Museum reference




Scientific name(s)

genus: Monacanthus - Filefish

Specimen details

Specimen form: Skin

Collection place(s)

King George Sound, Western Australia, Australia, Australasia


Collector: Neill, Robert, Assistant Commissary General, 1801 - 1852
Maintained in collection: New College, Edinburgh
Artist: Neill, Robert, Assistant Commissary General, 1801 - 1852
Reported on handwriting: Thomson, Malcolm Watson, 1980 (fl.)


Swinney, G. N. 1982. Some Richardson type specimens in a collection of Australian fishes, with notes on their collector Robert Neill. Archives of Natural History 11(1): 17-25.

Swinney, G. N. 1986. Robert Neill: artist and naturalist. pp. 34-38 in Calder, J. (ed) The Enterprising Scot. Edinburgh: Royal Museum of Scotland and Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Swinney, G. N. 1990. Actinopterygii. pp. 1-5 in Herman, J. S., McGowan, R. Y. & Swinney, G. N. (eds) Catalogue of the type specimens of recent vertebrates in the National Museums of Scotland.(National Museums of Scotland Information Series No. 4). Edinburgh: National Museums of Scotland.

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