Ostracion immaculatum Temminck & Schlegel, 1850
Bluespotted boxfish
Ostracion immaculatum
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Ostraciidae (Boxfishes)
Max. size:  25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Closely related to Ostracion cubicum from Indo-Pacific.
Biology:  Occurs near shore (incl. semi-enclosed sea areas) on rock bottoms (Ref. 11230).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.02.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 20.01.21

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