Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Ostracion meleagris, George Shaw, 1796
Ostracion meleagris, the White-spotted boxfish, is a species of boxfish found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is found on reefs at depths of from 1 to 30 m. This species grows to a length of 25 cm TL. Males and females differ in colour: males are blackish on the back with white spots, and have bluish sides with bright yellowish bands and spots. Females and juveniles are dark brown to blackish with white spots.
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Range map of Ostracion meleagris in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.
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