Aulostomidae


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Noun1.Aulostomidae - trumpetfishesAulostomidae - trumpetfishes        
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Solenichthyes, Solenichthyes - bellows fishes; shrimpfishes; cornetfishes; pipefishes; small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes of varied and bizarre form all having a small mouth at the end of a drawn-out tubular snout
Aulostomus, genus Aulostomus - type genus of the Aulostomidae
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In declining order of importance, these families were the Scaridae, Acanthuridae, Holocentridae (exclusively of the subfamily Holocentrinae, the squirrelfishes), Monacanthidae, Priacanthidae, Chaetodontidae, Aulostomidae, and Cirrhitidae (Table 2).
Squirrelfish V Holocentrus adscensionis Squirrelfish V T Holocentrus marianus Longjaw squirrelfish T Holocentrus rufus Longspine squirrelfish T Aulostomidae Aulostomas maculatus Trumpetfish V Serranidae Hypoplectrus sp.
0 0 Antennariidae Histrio histrio 5 1 All others 7 0 Apogonidae Apogon maculatus 302 26 Apogon quadrisquamatus 207 1 Astrapogon puncticulatus 114 5 Aulostomidae Aulostomus maculatus 0 0 Labrisomidae Starksia spp.