Also known as Cowfish, Diaphanous Boxfish, Diaphanous Cowfish, Many-spined Cowfish, Spiny Boxfish, Spiny Cowfish,Thornback, Thornyback Cowfish, Translucent Boxfish, Transparent Boxfish.
Found singly, over mud-flats, rock, and sandy bottoms, of coastal and off-shore reefs.
They feed on benthic invertebrates.
Length - 34cm
Depth - 1-50m
Widespread Southeast Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, Indo-Pacific
The bodies of Boxfish are covered in a toxic mucus which can be released when stressed. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/6554