Longhorn cowfish

Description
This small marine fish is a relative of boxfish, pufferfish and cow-fish. They have a tough protective skin and a box-like body shape. Many have interesting patterns that form as their scales grow.
Accession Loan No.
D1449
Collection Class
Fish
Common Name
longhorn cowfish
Simple Name
fish
Full Name
OSTRACIIDAE: Lactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758): longhorn cowfish
Family Group

Phylum
CHORDATA
Family
OSTRACIONTIDAE
Genus
Lactoria
Species
cornuta

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