Fistulariidae


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Related to Fistulariidae: cornetfish
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Noun1.Fistulariidae - cornetfishes
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
Fistularia, genus Fistularia - type genus of the family Fistulariidae
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Cornetfishes (Fistulariidae) have an elongate, depressed body with long tubular snout, short oblique mouth, minute teeth, single dorsal fin located posterior on body above anal fin and a forked caudal fin with a long medial filament (Allen and Robertson 1994) (Figure 1).