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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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).
A review of the cornetfishes, genus Fistularia (Fistulariidae), with a discussion of intrageneric relationships and zoogeography.