Horn-nosed boxfish

The Horn-nosed boxfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 35 - 50 m environment.

Horn-nosed Boxfish - Ostracion rhinorhynchos = Horn-nosed Boxfish - Ostracion rhinorhynchos The Horn-nosed Boxfish (Ostracion rhinorhynchos) grow to about 14 inches in length and inhabit the waters East Africa eastward through Indonesia to northern Australia and as More

Above and below: A Horn-nosed Boxfish caught in Malaysian marine waters, 2003. Photo © J. McMaster. View larger image. Horn-nosed Boxfish - front view Photo © J. McMaster. View larger image. The Horn-nosed Boxfish has a carapace that is pentagonal in cross-section. More

* Horn-nosed boxfish, Ostracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1852. * Reticulate boxfish, Ostracion solorensis Bleeker, 1853. * Roughskin trunkfish, Ostracion trachys Randall, 1975. More

the Horn-Nosed Boxfish (Rhynchostracion rhinorhynchus), a very large species from Australia that grows to 35cm (almost 14 inches) in length. More

Image: A Horn-nosed Boxfish caught in 2003 - Add comment Add tags A Horn-nosed Boxfish caught in 2003 Description A Horn-nosed Boxfish caught in Malaysian marine waters, 2003. More

Common names

Baka baka in Tagalog
Baul-baul in Waray-waray
Buktot in Davawenyo
Buntal kotak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Buntal peti in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Butiti in Davawenyo
Garangan in Tagalog
Garangan in Visayan
Horn-nosed boxfish in English
Largenose boxfish in English
Luko-luko in Cebuano
Næsehornskuffertfisk in Danish (dansk)
Rhino boxfish in English
Tabarong in Agutaynen
Tabarong in Tagalog
Tabarong in Waray-waray
Tengu-hakofugu in Japanese (日本語)
吻鼻箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
吻鼻箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
突吻尖鼻箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
突吻尖鼻箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
突吻箱魨 in Mandarin Chinese
突吻箱鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Ostraciidae
Genus : Ostracion
Species : Ostracion rhinorhynchos
Authority : Bleeker, 1852