The Trunkfish (Ostracion)

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“The Trunk-fish, or Ostracion, is without scales, but covered with regular, osseous plates, which are so jointed the one to the other that the body is, as it were, inclosed in a kind of box or long coffer.”


Fish: T-Z


Hazlitt Alva Cuppy PH.D., Editor Beauties and Wonders of Land and Sea (Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, 1895)


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