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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Aulostomidae Trumpetfishes

Genus: Aulostomus

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Yin, Robert

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Aulostomus chinensis
[Chinese trumpetfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Aulostomus maculatus Valenciennes, 1841

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aulostomus maculatus
[Trumpetfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Aulostomus strigosus Wheeler, 1955

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Aulostomus strigosus
[Atlantic cornetfish]
3 Species of Family Aulostomidae with Genus Aulostomus
(Trumpetfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1766 Aulostomus chinensis Chinese trumpetfish Indo-Pacific 80 TL
1841 Aulostomus maculatus Trumpetfish Western Atlantic 100 TL
1955 Aulostomus strigosus Atlantic cornetfish Eastern Atlantic 75 TL



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