Yellow boxfish

As the name suggests, it is box shaped.

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The Yellow boxfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 280 m , usually 1 - 50 m environment.

Yellow boxfish, Ostracion cubicus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Tetraodontiformes More

If the Yellow Boxfish is stressed, we recommend immediate removal as the effects of this toxin are nonreversible. Running carbon for 24 hours will help reduce the toxins in the water. More

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My cute little yellow boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) = Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player. More

Yellow Boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) = As the name suggests, this is a box-shaped fish, and when juvenile (only a few centimetres in size), bright yellow in colour. More

amazed to find out that I keep my yellow boxfish in a 200 gallon tank with the following: dogface puffer, porcupine puffer, 2 clownfish, 1 tomato... (more) jay 2007-06-14 This is a juvenile Polka-dot Boxfish, Yellow Boxfish, or Blue-spotted Boxfish. More

The Yellow Boxfish can be recognised by its box-shaped body, bright yellow colouration and black spots. Juveniles have black spots about the size of the pupil. More

From this view, the cubic shape of the same juvenile yellow boxfish is most apparent. Faint outlines of the hexagonally-shaped, fused bony plates are also visible. I struggled to frame this shot during a night dive, as the fish changed direction with its pectoral fins. More

Also known as the Yellow Boxfish, this is also a fish that is quite difficult to keep. More

Juvenile Yellow Boxfish - Ostracion cubicus Paul Osmond 2005-10-21-21-44-31.jpg Blue Color Phase of a Yellow Boxfish - Ostracion cubicus Paul Osmond 2005-10-21-21-44-29. More

Common names

Baka baka in Tagalog
Baka-Baka in Cebuano
Baka-Baka in Davawenyo
Baka-Baka in Tagalog
Baka-bakahan in Tagalog
Baul-baul in Waray-waray
Bill in Marshall
Bill in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Bimmaka in Ilokano
Black-spotted boxfish in English
Blimbing kuning in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
bluespotted boxfish in English
Bourse coffre in French (français)
Box fish in English
boxfish in English
Boxy in English
Buntal batu peti in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Buntal kota peti in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Buntal kotak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Buntal peti in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Buntel kotak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Butiti in Davawenyo
Coffre à points bleus in French (français)
Coffre jaune in French (français)
Cube trunkfish in English
Cubical boxfish in English
Da in Numee
Gelbbrauner Kofferfisch in German (Deutsch)
Goffe in Creole, French
Goffe in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Gon in Maldivian
Gonu in Mahl
gugu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Ko in Kumak
Koffertjie in Afrikaans
Kostera gruzelkowata in Polish (polski)
Minami-hakofugu in Japanese (日本語)
Moamoa-sama in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Moamoa-uli in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Momoa afata in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Ocellated box fish in English
Ostracion cubicus in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ostracion cubicus in French (français)
Plettet kuffertfisk in Danish (dansk)
Poisson coffre jaune in French (français)
Poisson coffre-cornu in French (français)
Polkadot boxfish in English
Poulet de la mer in French (français)
Sandook al bahar in Arabic (‫العربية)
Spotted box fish in English
Ssab in Austronesian (Other)
Ssab in Carolinian
Tabarong in Agutaynen
Tabarong in Tagalog
Tabarong in Waray-waray
Tawalung in Tagbanwa Calamian
Thombu in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Tikong in Cebuano
Toa in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Toa in Spanish (español)
Yellow boxfish in English
തൊന്പു  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
തോന്വ് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
点斑箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
粒突箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
粒突箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
點斑箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
노랑거북복 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Ostraciidae
Genus : Ostracion
Species : Ostracion cubicus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758