Yellow Boxfish

Ostracion cubicus
Poisson coffre jaune

Interesting facts

This fish looks like a box. Its color varies from a bright yellow for juveniles to pale yellow for adults. It is present in speckled in black in both stages. Its mouth is filled with small incisors. It has large eyes placed high on its head. It principly eats algae and invertebrates.


Photo Credit: John Hoover