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Taken at an aquarium.
9-11 cm in length.
Older box fish have duller colors than younger ones.
I do too :D
What a cute fish!! it does look like a box..a very cute box and the Fun facts by KarenL makes it even cuter. I want one!!! ; )
Neat fact, thank you Karen!
Fun fact! Most fish use their caudal (tail) fin for propulsion, but boxfish primarily propel themselves forward by combining anal, dorsal and pectoral fin beats. This slow and relatively clumsy swimming is compensated for by a tough shell-like skin that acts as armor and a toxic secretion to deter predators. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=...
SO cute :)
Spotted on Jul 15, 2013 Submitted on Oct 28, 2013
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