Also known as Boxfish, Cowfish, Ornate Boxfish, Ornate Thornback Boxfish, Ornate Thornback Cowfish, Ornate Thornback Trunkfish, Ornate Trunkfish, Temperate Boxfish, Trunkfish.
Found singly in shallow waters over rocky areas and in seagrass beds of bays, harbours and sheltered coastal reefs.
They feed on benthic invertebrates.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 5-60m
Eastern Indian Ocean - Australia
The bodies of Boxfish are covered in a toxic mucus which can be released when stressed.
Aracanidae are related to the boxfish but usually found in deeper waters. Ref: https://www.fishbase.in/summary/Aracana-ornata.html