Definition of trunkfish in English:

trunkfish

Syllabification: trunk·fish
Pronunciation: /ˈtrəNGkˌfiSH
 
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noun (plural same or trunkfishes)

Another term for boxfish.
More example sentences
  • Around the two Piton sites we shared the ocean with parrotfish, trumpetfish, smooth trunkfish, cornetfish, tiger grouper, a trio of barracuda, rock beauties, Spanish hogfish and many more exotic species.
  • Adult trunkfishes are often categorized to subfamily and genus based on carapace characters, particularly the location and number of spines on the carapace.
  • Boxfish, also known as trunkfish or cowfish, can be found in warm ocean waters, where they linger near the seafloor to hunt for burrowing invertebrates.

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