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This is actually a little longhorn cowfish. It's a type of box fish, I think. See the little horns at the top? It has two little horns at the bottom in back as well.

This is actually a little longhorn cowfish. It's a type of box fish, I think. See the little horns at the top? It has two little horns at the bottom in back as well.

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kisses - wonder what the real name of this creature is - does anyone know??

Nitrite and the Reef Aquarium by Randy Holmes-Farley

The Cow Fish- it's like God said "I'm board, I think I'll make a square fish"

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Cowfish-- my new FAVORITE fish

SHORT SPINED COWFISH (Lactoria fornasini) ©Dave...

Cowfish-- my new FAVORITE fish

Longhorn Cow fish. Such an unusual fish. Just his shape makes your eye go right to him. I think he's amazing but he'd probably die in my tank.

Longhorn Cowfish

The longhorn cowfish, Lactoria cornuta, is a variety of boxfish from the Ostraciidi family, recognizable by its long horns that protrude from the front of its head, rather like those of a cow or bull. They are a resident of the Indo-Pacific region and can grow up to 20 inches long. Whilst badly suited to the home aquarium, the cowfish is becoming increasingly popular as a pet. Adults are reef fish, often solitary and territorial, live around sand or rubble bottom up to a depth of 50 m. They…

New England Aquarium: The baby cowfish is doing a lot of growing up this...

New England Aquarium

The baby cowfish is doing a lot of growing up this summer. #gulfstreamorphan #ocean #babies #animalbabies #animalrescue #boston #massachusetts #cute

Longhorn Cowfish

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