Picture of a Shortnose Boxfish
Rhynchostracion nasus Found around rocky and sandy substrates, also found in sheltered bays exposed to heavy silt and mud bottoms of coastal trawling grounds.
The Shortnose Boxfish is a solitary fish and can grow to a max of 30cm but commonly seen at 5-10cm. All puffer and boxfish contain the nerve toxin tetrodotoxin and cannot be consumed!
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