Also known as Common Boxfish, Cowfish, Shortsnout Boxfish, Small-nosed Boxfish, Log-nosed Boxfish, Trunkfish.
Found singly over silty mud, rock and sandy substrates of sheltered bays and coastal trawling grounds.
They feed on algae and invertebrates.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 2-80m
Widespread Western Pacific
The bodies of Boxfish are covered in a toxic mucus which can be released when stressed. (edit) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/8288