family Ostraciidae

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Related to family Ostraciidae: Lactophrys
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Ostraciidae - boxfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Plectognathi, order Tetraodontiformes, Plectognathi - boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers
boxfish, trunkfish - any of numerous small tropical fishes having body and head encased in bony plates
genus Lactophrys, Lactophrys - a genus of Ostraciidae
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quadricornis, and family Ostraciidae, which are listed (in common name field), respectively, as honeycomb cowfish, scrawled cowfish, and other cowfish.
YT 5.29 Family Nomeidae N 2.24 Cubiceps pauciradiatus N 2.24 Order Tetraodontiformes T 3.77 Family Balistidae T 3.77 Xantichthys mento T 3.77 Family Ostraciidae T 3.77 Lactoria diaphanum T 3.77 Family Tetraodontidae T 3.77 Lagocephalus lagocephalus T 3.77 Unidentified fishes MiF 3.77 Total prey weight (g) Area Taxon N W E Phylum Mollusca 16.35 2.54 9.48 Class Cephalopoda 16.35 2.54 9.48 Order Teuthoidea 16.35 2.54 9.48 Family Enoploteuthidae * Abraliopsis falco * Family Mastigoteuthidae 0.15 Mastigoteuthis spp.