Image: Western Smooth Boxfish on the beach
A Western Smooth Boxfish found on the beach at Hopetoun, Western Australia, 25 October 2011.
- Richard Rennie
- © Richard Rennie
One way to tell the Eastern and Western Smooth Boxfishes apart is by looking at the caudal peduncle. The plates at the base of the tail form a complete ring around the caudal peduncle of the Western Smooth Boxfish, but the plates of the Eastern Smooth Boxfish are separate.