Also known as Cowfishes, Trunkfishes.
Found singly or occasionally in small groups above corals and sometimes over sandy areas.
They feed mainly on algae, but will also feed on sponges, crustaceans and molluscs.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 4-24m
Widespread Western Atlantic & Caribbean
The bodies of Boxfish are covered in a toxic mucus which can be released when stressed.