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Family Ostraciidae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Lactophrys triqueter

French Reef, Key Largo, 45 feet

 

Male, Grand Bahama Island, 45 feet

SMOOTH TRUNKFISH

Fairly common on sandy reefs.  Juveniles black with large white dots.  Attains 12 inches.  Massachusetts to Brazil & the Gulf of Mexico.