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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Ostraciidae Boxfishes

Genus: Lactophrys

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Lactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Lactophrys bicaudalis
[Spotted trunkfish]

Photo by Fisher, E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lactophrys trigonus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Fisher, E.
 
Lactophrys trigonus
[Buffalo trunkfish]
2 Species of Family Ostraciidae with Genus Lactophrys
(Boxfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Lactophrys bicaudalis Spotted trunkfish Western Atlantic 48 TL
1758 Lactophrys trigonus Buffalo trunkfish Western Atlantic 55 TL



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