Taxon profile


Ostracion Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Ostraciidae - boxfishes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Ostracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758 - Black-spotted Boxfish

Ostracion cubicus - Black-spotted Boxfish

species Ostracion cyanurus Rüppell, 1828 - Bluetail Trunkfish

Ostracion cyanurus - Bluetail Trunkfish

species Ostracion immaculatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 - Bluespotted Boxfish
species Ostracion meleagris Shaw, 1796 - Pahu

Ostracion meleagris - Pahu

species Ostracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1852 - Horn-nosed Boxfish
species Ostracion solorensis Bleeker, 1853 - Reticulate Boxfish

Ostracion solorensis - Reticulate Boxfish

species Ostracion trachys Randall, 1975 - Roughskin Trunkfish
species Ostracion whitleyi Fowler, 1931 - Whitley's Box

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3130]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Ostracion Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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