Cornetfish (Flutemouths)

Smooth cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii)

Cornetfish (Fistulariidae) are a family of fish with silver-colored and extremely elongated bodies, long tubular snouts, and tail filaments. They grow to a length of 1.8 meters (5.9 feet). Cornetfish can be found in open water or near coral reefs. They feed on small fish, crustaceans, and other invertebrates.

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This supplemental online resource accompanies the book Scuba Diving Hand Signals by Lars Behnke, available on Amazon.