Fish Category: Boxfish

Boxfish

Ostraciidae is a family of squared, bony fish belonging to the order Tetraodontiformes, closely related to the pufferfishes and filefishes. Fish in the family are known variously as boxfishes, cofferfishes, cowfishes and trunkfishes. It contains about 23 extant species in 6 extant genera.

Yellow Boxfish

Yellow BoxfishThe Yellow Boxfish are usually discovered within the reefs of the Indo-pacific, and most commonly in the lower current waters. When juvenile, this fish holds a form that is effortlessly recognised as it holds a yellow cube shaped body with brown polka dots. However, as it matures, its yellow body will dull and evolve into a brownish colour. RequirementsIt must Read More …