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  • hard box with 5 horned ridges
    mottled grey-brown
    Lactoria diaphana, Spiny boxfish, Round-bellied cowfish
  • rigid box, no horns
    female - dark + white spots
    male - dark blue + orange & black ocelli
    Ostracion meleagris, Spotted boxfish, White spotted boxfish