Anoplocapros lenticularis

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Anoplocapros lenticularis
Anoplocapros lenticularis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Aracanidae
Genus: Anoplocapros
Species: A. lenticularis
Binomial name
Anoplocapros lenticularis
Synonyms
  • Acerana grayi Kaup, 1855
  • Anoplocapros gibbosus McCulloch & Waite, 1915
  • Ostracion lenticularis Richardson, 1841

Anoplocapros lenticularis, the white-barred boxfish, is a species of deepwater boxfish found in Australia.

Description[edit]

The species has the compact body of many Tetraodontiformes, with small fins and a protruding snout. Adults may reach a length of 33 cm.[1]

Distribution[edit]

The species inhabits the continental shelf off southern Western Australia and western South Australia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). "Anoplocapros lenticularis" in FishBase. 4 2017 version.