Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Spotted Boxfish
Spotted Boxfish
Scientific Name: Ostracion meleagris
Family: Ostraciidae
Category: Boxfishes
Also known as: Whitespotted Boxfish
Size: 4 to 7 in. (10 to 18 cm)  
Depth: 3-90 ft. (1-27 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Hawaii, Pacific Coast of Mexico to Panama, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef
Note: The subspecies Ostracion meleagris camurum is found in the Hawaiian Islands and Ostracion meleagris clippertonense in the Eastern Pacific

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