Anoplocapros inermis Fraser-Brunner 1935
eastern smooth boxfish
Anoplocapros inermis, eastern smooth boxfish

family Aracanidae - temperate boxfishes

1)    tiny juvenile Eastern Smooth Boxfishare bright orange with feint dark spots
2,3) older juveniles develop darker spots
4)    Female Eastern Smooth Boxfish, Anoplocapros inermis
5)    young males, pictured here, are pale to blue with large yellow blotches, older ones are bluer.

Distribution =   endemic central & south coast of eastern Australia
Max size =   35cms