Yellow Boxfish

Yellow Boxfish (Ostracion cubicus).

Yellow Boxfish (Ostracion cubicus).

The Yellow Boxfish can be recognized by its box-shaped body, bright yellow coloration and black spots. Juveniles have black spots about the size of the pupil. As the fish grows, the spots become smaller and brownish, sometimes even changing to white spots with a black margin.

Alternative Names: Blue-spotted Box-fish, Cubed Boxfish, Cubical Boxfish, Polka Dot Boxfish, Yellow Trunkfish — in Dhanushkodi.

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