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The smooth trunkfish “blows” jets of water at the seafloor to uncover organisms that are hidden.
The smooth trunkfish “blows” jets of water at the seafloor to uncover organisms that are hidden. How did the fish know to do this? The information was given to this creature by its Creator.
CLASS: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
ORDER: Tetraodontiformes (cowfishes, filefishes, leatherjackets, puffers, triggerfishes, and trunkfishes)
FAMILY: Ostraciidae (boxfishes, cowfishes, and trunkfishes)
GENUS/SPECIES: Lactophrys triqueter
Size: 6–12 in (15–30.5 cm)
Diet: Mollusks, crustaceans, worms, and sponges
Habitat: Common in the waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico