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Smooth Trunkfish
Lactophrys triqueter

The trunkfish belongs to a family of fish known as boxfish. Their bodies are hard and triangular shaped. Modified scales are formed into plates which act as body armor.

Roatan, Honduras
 
Sea Facts:

The largest fish in the sea is actually a shark. Whale sharks grow to 40 feet. In spite of their size, they are harmless to humans and feed on plankton.

 

Smooth Trunkfish

 
         
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