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Family: Fistulariidae Cornetfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Fistularia commersonii Bluespotted cornetfish Indo-Pacific 160 TL 1838
Fistularia corneta Pacific cornetfish Eastern Pacific 106 TL 1904
Fistularia petimba Red cornetfish Western Atlantic 200 TL 1803
Fistularia tabacaria Cornetfish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1758



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