Taxon profile


Black-spotted Boxfish
Ostracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Ostracion argus Rüppell, 1828
Ostracion cubicum Linnaeus, 1758
Ostracion tuberculatus Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Boxy
= Cube Trunkfish
= Cubical Boxfish
= Polkadot Boxfish
= Yellow Boxfish


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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6555]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/19018]

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

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