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Family: Aulostomidae Trumpetfishes



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

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Aulostomus chinensis
[Chinese trumpetfish]



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

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Aulostomus maculatus
[Trumpetfish]



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

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Aulostomus strigosus
[Atlantic cornetfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aulostomus chinensis Chinese trumpetfish Indo-Pacific 80 TL 1766
Aulostomus maculatus Trumpetfish Western Atlantic 100 TL 1841
Aulostomus strigosus Atlantic cornetfish Eastern Atlantic 75 TL 1955



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