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Ostracion rhinorhynchos

(Ostracion rhinorhynchos)

Description

Ostracion rhinorhynchos is a species of boxfish commonly known as the horn-nosed boxfish or trunkfish. It was first described by Pieter Bleeker in 1851. It is found in the Indo-West Pacific, where it inhabits coral reefs and eats benthic invertebrates.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Ostraciidae
Genus:Ostracion
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