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Related to trunkfish: Ostraciidae
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Synonyms for trunkfish

any of numerous small tropical fishes having body and head encased in bony plates

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lt;10 Queen conch Strombas gigas 10-100 Trunkfish Acanthostracion quadricornis 10-100 Ocean triggerfish Canthidermis sufflamen 10-100 Surgeonfish Acanthurus spp.
The perfect introduction to the underwaterwonder of the Caribbean-- schools of yellow grunts, spotted trunkfish, regal queen angelfish, redtinged squirrel fish, and brilliantly colored parrotfish--is available at Water Island.
Boxfish V Lactophrys bicaudalis Spotted trunkfish T Lactophrys polygonia Honeycomb cowfish V Lactophrys trigonus Trunkfish V Tetraodontidae Canthigaster rostrata Sharpnose puffer V Diodon sp.
Unidentified boxfish 159 Lactophrys trigonius Trunkfish Tetraodontidae, Puffers 160 Diodon hystrix Porcupinefish 161 Sphoeroides spp.