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box fish

[DJE idem] n. a fish of the famiy Ostraciontidae with a bony outer shell, varieties include the COW FISH and TRUNK FISH: 1934 The box-fish, a triangular piscine with a bony outer shell (Bell 84). = SHELL FISH (Gen.)

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Last update: 2012-01-08 14:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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