Whitespotted boxfish

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The Whitespotted boxfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 30 m environment.

To many aquarists, the peaceful whitespotted boxfish (Ostracion meleagris) is the boxfish. Alternatively called the spotted boxfish, blue boxfish, or black boxfish, this species is only appropriate for the expert aquarist. More

* Whitespotted boxfish, Ostracion meleagris Shaw, 1796. * Shortnose boxfish, Ostracion nasus Bloch, 1785. * Horn-nosed boxfish, Ostracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1852. More

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whitespotted boxfish (Ostracion meleagris) and a boxy (Ostracion cubicus) swam past. These diminutive fish complete the spectrum of the reef populace, and despite being so close to a large city, Limestone Reef remains a special place to dive. More

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Common names

Blå Kuffertfisk in Danish (dansk)
Black boxfish in English
Blåplettet kuffertfisk in Danish (dansk)
blue boxfish in English
blue trunkfish in English
Blue-spotted boxfish in English
Box in English
boxfish in English
Coffre pintade in French (français)
Cofre in sp
Cofre manchado in Spanish (español)
cofre moteado in Spanish (español)
gray boxfish in English
gugu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Kaban-kaban in Tagalog
Kaban-kaban in Visayan
Kofferfisch in German (Deutsch)
Kostera plamista in Polish (polski)
Kuro-hakofugu in Japanese (日本語)
Moa in Hawaiian
Momoa in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Ng'ombe maji in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Ngungu in Austronesian (Other)
Ngungu in Rapa
Obuluk in Tagalog
Obuluk in Visayan
pahu in English
pahu in Unknown
Pez caja del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
pez-caja in sp
pez-cofre in sp
Sapi coklat racun in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Spotted boxfish in English
Spotted trunkfish in English
Ssab in Austronesian (Other)
Ssab in Carolinian
Tabayong in Tagalog
Tabayong in Visayan
Takba in Tagalog
Thombu in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Tutuke in Tuamotuan
Whitespotted boxfish in English
Witspikkel-koffervis in Afrikaans
തൊന്പു  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
തോന്വ് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
白点箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
白點箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
米点箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
米點箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
黑点箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
黑點箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Ostraciidae
Genus : Ostracion
Species : Ostracion meleagris
Authority : Shaw, 1796