Ornate Cowfish (Aracana ornata)
The ornate cowfish is a species of boxfish native to the Eastern Indian Ocean. When stressed, boxfish will release a toxin through their mucous secretions known as ostratoxin. This poison is unique to the boxfish and is toxic to other fish.
Klaus Stiefel on Flickr

Ornate Cowfish (Aracana ornata)

The ornate cowfish is a species of boxfish native to the Eastern Indian Ocean. When stressed, boxfish will release a toxin through their mucous secretions known as ostratoxin. This poison is unique to the boxfish and is toxic to other fish.

Klaus Stiefel on Flickr

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