The trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus, is a long-bodied fish with an upturned
mouth; it often swims vertically while trying to blend with vertical coral, such as ...
Find out what's known about Trumpetfishes, Aulostomus maculatus,
Actinopterygii, Syngnathiformes, Aulostomidae, including their world range and
Aulostomus maculatus | Trumpetfish. ... English language common names
include trumpetfish, Atlantic trumpetfish, Caribbean trumpetfish, fifer, and trumpet
The Atlantic Trumpetfish uses its large snout and triangle-shaped head to create
a large amount of suction that is concentrated at the mouth (much like a straw), ...
May 21, 2015 ... Trumpetfishes have elongated bodies and stiff tubelike snouts ending in small
jaws. The upper jaw lacks teeth; however, the lower jaw and ...
The trumpetfish is a solitary, stalking predator.Â Using stealth, it gains a position
close to its prey and, attacking with a short darting movement, sucks up the ...
Trumpetfish definition, any of several fishes of the family Aulostomidae, having a
long, tubular snout, as the slender, brown-flecked Aulostomus maculatus, ...
Sep 23, 2011 ... The trumpetfish is a sneaky predator. It will sometimes swim slowly and sneak up
on its prey, or it may act like a floating stick. This predatory ...
Commonly found in weedy areas and especially around reefs, where they
usually swim snout-down among sea whips (gorgonians). A solitary ambusher of
The Trumpetfish is found in the Western Atlantic & Caribbean region growing up
to 80cm in length. Found singly on the bottom of reefs sometimes in rocky areas,