boxfish


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

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The Boxfish 360 is the only 360 camera that's specifically calibrated for underwater use, has a runtime of three hours, depth rating of 300m, and comes with an App that creates ready-to-render project files, removing much of the work and headache from post-production.
Darren, 29, said that yellow boxfish emit a poison when they become stressed, which could kill the other fish in the tank.
Designers and engineers settled on the boxfish when searching nature for the perfect car shape.
In what may be more publicity hype than reality, the company claims that the slipperiest shape is actually the tropical boxfish.
Dicefish, also known as boxfish, are found throughout the Indo-Pacific and grow up to 18 inches.
bannerfish, b atfish, boxfish, butterflyfish, clownfish, lionfish, Picassofish, pufferfish, surgeonfish, triggerfish, trumpetfish, unicornfish.
It's the juvenile form of Ostracion cubicus, the yellow boxfish, or momoa afata in Tahitian.
These neurons also respond to visual stimulation and saccular movement in the toadfish and boxfish (7).
A boxfish may be an odd animal to base a car upon, but it is the inspiration for a new concept car introduced today by DaimlerChrysler that may change the future of driving.
Inter- and intraspecific cleaning behavior: Plotosus juveniles are facultative cleaners of other fishes (morays, boxfish, morwongs) (interspecific cleaning, Figs 14, 15, 16, 17) and even artificial surfaces (e.
In the larger group (801-950 mm), 11 dolphinfish ate mostly triggerfishes (Balistidae), boxfish (Ostraciidae), and flyingfishes.
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.