cornetfish

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Noun1.cornetfish - slender tropical fish with a long tubular snout and bony plates instead of scales
Fistularia, genus Fistularia - type genus of the family Fistulariidae
teleost, teleost fish, teleostan - a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei
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The cornetfish Fistularia tabacaria, an occasional visitor of these reefs, was also photographed (Fig.
For example, in 2006-2007 surveys, juveniles of tropical species such as Chaetodon ocellatus (Chaetodontidae), Fistularia tabacaria (Fistularidae), Ocyurus chrysurus (Lutjanidae), Thalassoma bifasciatum (Labridae), Sparisoma viride (Scaridae), and unidentified acanthurids were collected in coastal habitats where they were not collected during previous surveys (1971-79) (Livingston, 1985).
Fistularia tabacaria (trompetero / bluespotted cornetfish): puede alcanzar 2 m de longitud total y su cuerpo es alargado y deprimido.