Definition of Boxfish. Meaning of Boxfish. Synonyms of Boxfish

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Definition of Boxfish

boxfish
Trunkfish Trunk"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of plectognath fishes, belonging to the genus Ostracion, or the family Ostraciontid[ae], having an angular body covered with a rigid integument consisting of bony scales. Some of the species are called also coffer fish, and boxfish.
Boxfish
Boxfish Box"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The trunkfish.

Meaning of Boxfish from wikipedia

- The yellow boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) is a species of boxfish. It can be found in reefs throughout the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean as well as the...
- slow movements, but few other fish are able to eat the adults. Ostraciid boxfish of the genus Lactophrys also secrete poisons from their skin into the surrounding...
- longhorn cowfish (Lactoria cornuta), also called the horned boxfish, is a species of boxfish from the family Ostraciidae, recognizable by its long horns...
- The spotted or white-spotted boxfish (Ostracion meleagris), is a species of boxfish found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is found on reefs at depths...
- Washington, D. C. The Bionic was modeled after a type of fish, the yellow boxfish, Ostracion cubicus, and also has 80% lower nitrogen oxide emissions with...
- Ostracion nasus also known as the Shortnose boxfish is a species of boxfish found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. This species grows to a length of...
- Ostracion solorensis is a species of boxfish native to the western Pacific Ocean. Its common name is reticulate boxfish. It grows to 12 centimeters in length...
- called ostracitoxin, is a neurotoxin present in the mucous secretions of boxfish (Ostraciidae) skin, while under stress. It is an ichthyotoxic, hemolytic...
- Ostracion is a genus of the boxfish family Ostraciidae. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The following are species in this genus: Ostracion...
- The Aracanidae are a family of bony fishes related to the boxfishes. They are somewhat more primitive than the true boxfishes, but have a similar protective...
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