Common name: Boxfishes, Cowfishes


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Bray, D.J. 2020, Boxfishes, OSTRACIIDAE in Fishes of Australia, accessed 18 Jul 2024,


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Van Wassenbergh, I.S., K. van Manen, T.A. Marcroft, M.E. Alfaro & E.J. Stamhuis. 2014. Boxfish swimming paradox resolved: forces by the flow of water around the body promote manoeuvrability. Journal of The Royal Society Interface 12(103): 20141146 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2014.1146