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Box and Cowfish; Ostraciidae

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in | 0 comments

These characterful fish have a solid, squarish, bony carapace which effectively limits their movement but at least makes the adults uneatable to most predators. They are great subjects for underwater photography when we’re scuba diving. Boxfish; Ostracion cubicus The juvenile has the eye-catching bright yellow colouration - the adult a more drab hexagonal patterning. 18 Photos Longhorn Cowfish; Lactoria cornuta Named after its long horns, but what they are used for is unclear......

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