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Definition of trunkfish

Trunkfish
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.
trunkfish
Cowfish Cow"fish` (-f?ch`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin (Tursiops Gillii). (c) A marine plectognath fish (Ostracoin quadricorne, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; -- called also cuckold, coffer fish, trunkfish.

Meaning of trunkfish from wikipedia

- oceans, generally at middle latitudes, although the common or buffalo trunkfish (Lactophrys trigonus) which lives mainly in Florida waters may be found...
- The spotted trunkfish (Lactophrys bicaudalis) is a member of the family Ostraciidae. It can be found in reefs throughout the Caribbean, as well as the...
- Lactophrys triqueter also known as the smooth trunkfish, is a species of boxfish found on and near reefs in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and subtropical...
- species, the blowfish to create a delicacy called "fugu". The spotted trunkfish is a coral reef fish that secretes a colourless ciguatera toxin from glands...
- Holothuria fuscopunctata, the elephant trunkfish, is a species of sea cu****ber in the family Holothuriidae native to shallow water in the tropical Indo-Pacific...
- Linnaeus, 1758 (Yellow boxfish) Ostracion cyanurus Rüppell, 1828 (Bluetail trunkfish) Ostracion immaculatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 (Bluespotted boxfish)...
- Lactophrys is a genus of boxfishes native to the western Atlantic Ocean. All trunkfish of the genus Lactophrys, secretes a colorless toxin from glands on its...
- polygonius) belongs to family Ostraciidae. It is also known simply as the trunkfish or cowfish. The honeycomb cowfish has armor-like, hexagonal scales covering...
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- striatus - Caribbean Fish Identification USVI". www.snorkelstj.com. "Trunkfish (Buffalofish) - Lactophrys trigonus - Caribbean Fish Identification USVI"...
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