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

- 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...
- 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...
- longhorn cowfish, Lactoria cornuta, also called the horned boxfish, is a variety of boxfish from the family Ostraciidae, recognizable by its long horns...
- 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...
- Caprichthys gymnura, also known as the Rigid boxfish, is a species of deepwater boxfish native to the waters of the continental shelf off the western and...
- 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...
- aurita (striped cowfish, Shaw's cowfish, striped boxfish, or Shaw's boxfish) is a species of boxfish native to the Eastern Indian Ocean. The species was...
- Capropygia unistriata, also known as the Black-banded pygmy boxfish, is a species of deepwater boxfish found in the waters over the continental shelf off the...
- trade,while the adult is rare. Members of the family Tetraodontidae, Boxfish, Blowfish or Pufferfish and their cousins Cowfishes and Porcupinefishes...
- Ostracion meleagris, the White-spotted boxfish, is a species of boxfish found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is found on reefs at depths of from...
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