Red Cornetfish (Fistularia petimba)

Also known as Deepsea Flutemouth, Flutefish, Flutemouth, Pipefish, Rough Flutefish, Rough Flutemouth, Serrate Cornetfish, Serrate Flutemouth, Tobacco Pipefish, Tobbaco Trumpetfish, Trumpetfish, Unarmed Trumpetfish

Description

Also known as Deepsea Flutemouth, Flutefish, Flutemouth, Pipefish, Rough Flutefish, Rough Flutemouth, Serrate Cornetfish, Serrate Flutemouth, Tobacco Pipefish, Tobbaco Trumpetfish, Trumpetfish, Unarmed Trumpetfish.

Found singly or in small schools over sandy areas of protected coastal reefs.
They feed on small fish and shrimps.
Length - 200cm
Depth - 10-200m
Widespread Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean, Indo-Pacific

Cornetfish swim near the bottom above sand or rubble areas and near reefs during the day, can often be seen in small groups at night in shallow protected areas, these fish are often found hovering close to another fish for protection and for hunting. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3276

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