Scientific Name
Ostracion cubicus  
Ostracion cubicus粒突箱魨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Linnaeus, 1758 Depth 1 - 50M
Chinese 粒突箱魨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 箱魨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F507 Ostraciidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 粒突箱魨 
Max Length 45 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 木瓜、箱河魨、海牛港、箱仔規(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality India 
Synonyms Ostracion argus, Ostracion cubicua, Ostracion cubicum, Ostracion tuberculatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-魨形目(蘇等, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 蘇錦祥, 李春生 編著 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0063612. ASIZP0067230. ASIZP0070026. ASIZP0070975. ASIZP0071059. ASIZP0073207. ASIZP0074065. ASIZP0802153. ASIZP0803361. ASIZP0804218. ASIZP0804439. ASIZP0805682. ASIZP0912153. ASIZP0913361. ASIZP0914218. ASIZP0914439. ASIZP0915682. ASIZP0916894. BPBMI23445. FRIP21360. MTP0099. NMMBP06539. NMMSTP00869. NTMP1397. NTOUP200801-062. NTUM01336. NTUM01337. NTUM01339. NTUM01340. NTUM01341. NTUM01348. NTUM01441. NTUM04867. RUSI34959.  
Barcode2008-08-05,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-08-20,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Ocellated box fish; Polkadot boxfish; Yellow boxfish; Spotted box fish; Cubical boxfish; Box fish; Black-spotted boxfish; Boxfish; Boxy; Cube trunkfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist