Ostraciidae


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Weihs, "Boxfishes (Teleostei: Ostraciidae) as a model system for fishes swimming with many fins: kinematics," Journal of Experimental Biology, vol.
Nonetheless, the occurrence of predominantly nearshore warmwater sharks and non-shark taxa (unreported fossils in the GCVP collections), such as sawfishes (Pristis sp.), barracudas (Sphyraena sp.), boxfishes (Ostraciidae), crocodiles, trionichid turtles, emydid-like turtles, sea turtles, palaeopheid snakes, and a moderately large brontotherid, all suggest that warm climatic conditions persisted year round.
They possess a typical balistoid (Balistidae, Monacanthidae, and the Ostraciidae) hyoid arch with no hypertrophy of the first branchiostegal ray or the associated hyohyoideus abductor muscle, and the pectoral girdle is unmodified relative to other file fishes (Matsuura 1979; Tyler 1980).
Moyer (4) reported that Lactoria fornasini (Ostraciidae) produces a spawning sound ("a high-pitched hum") synchronous with gamete release.
and Labridae sp., tangs from Acanthuridae sp., and scales from Ostraciidae sp.
quadricornis, and family Ostraciidae, which are listed (in common name field), respectively, as honeycomb cowfish, scrawled cowfish, and other cowfish.
1 0 Monacanthus ciliatus 184 2 Monacanthus tuckeri 113 8 Ogcocephalidae Ogcocephalus nasutus 3 0 Halieutichthys aculeatus 4 0 Ophidiidae All species 5 0 Ostraciidae Lactophrys spp.
3 4 1.98 Ostraciidae 3 25 3.84 Sparisomatinae 3 4 1.77 Perciformes 3 3 3.31 Diodon sp.