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Synonyms for boxfish

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

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Aquarist Lynsey Thompson said: "The sharks are a little bit dopey, and by the time they spurred themselves into action the box fish had eaten all the food.
The 8in sharks were hand-fed in their first weeks after box fish in their tank stole their food.
Reef fish come in an amazing variety of colors and shapes, such as the tube-like trumpet fish, the angular box fish, and the disk-shaped butterfly and angel fish.
PLEA Photographer James BEHIND YOU Box fish on the menu IDYLLIC Tribe's spectacular home MY GR-EIGHT CATCH Fisherman Jatmin swims back to his boat clutching the body of a freshly speared octopus BREATHTAKING Bajau youngsters spend minutes at a time underwater HOLD ON Enal hitches lift offshark