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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Fistulariidae Cornetfishes

Genus: Fistularia

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by First, D.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Fistularia commersonii Rüppell, 1838

Photo by First, D.
 
Fistularia commersonii
[Bluespotted cornetfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 106 cm TL
Fistularia corneta Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Fistularia corneta
[Pacific cornetfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Fistularia petimba Lacepède, 1803

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fistularia petimba
[Red cornetfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Fistularia tabacaria Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Fistularia tabacaria
[Cornetfish]
4 Species of Family Fistulariidae with Genus Fistularia
(Cornetfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1838 Fistularia commersonii Bluespotted cornetfish Indo-Pacific 160 TL
1904 Fistularia corneta Pacific cornetfish Eastern Pacific 106 TL
1803 Fistularia petimba Red cornetfish Western Atlantic 200 TL
1758 Fistularia tabacaria Cornetfish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL



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