Also known as Cowfishes, Spotted Trunkfish, Trunkfishes.
Found singly or in small schools swimming above corals and sandy areas of coral reefs.
They feed on algae, crustaceans, small invertebrates, molluscs, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, seaweed, sponges, starfish, tunicates and worms.
Length - 47cm
Depth - 4-50m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean
The bodies of Boxfish are covered in a toxic mucus which can be released when stressed.