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Smooth trunkfish

Scientific name: Lactophrys triqueter

Size: Up to 11.8 inches

Color: white and black

Distinguishing feature: Triangular shape, brown to black stained with white, yellow fins

Where did we see it: Mexico

Smooth trunkfish of Mexico

Smooth trunkfish

Scientific name: Lactophrys triqueter

Size: Up to 11.8 inches

Color: white and black

Distinguishing feature: Triangular shape, brown to black stained with white, yellow fins

Where did we see it: Mexico

In detail

This fish swims slowly, especially because propulsion is provided by the dorsal and anal fins. The caudal is used as a rudder.

On the other hand, it is very mobile and can easily sneak into different corals or rocks.

Our pictures of smooth trunkfish

The different species of Boxfish we have seen

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