Definition of Trumpetfish

1. Noun. Tropical Atlantic fish with a long snout; swims snout down.

Exact synonyms: Aulostomus Maculatus
Group relationships: Aulostomus, Genus Aulostomus
Generic synonyms: Teleost, Teleost Fish, Teleostan



Definition of Trumpetfish

1. Noun. Any of the fish in the ''Aulostomidae'' family of tube-shaped fish. ¹

2. Noun. A species of thin long-bodied fish in the ''Aulostomus'' genus, scientific name ''Aulostomus maculatus'' ¹

3. Noun. The longspine snipefish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trumpetfish

trumpet creeper
trumpet flower
trumpet honeysuckle
trumpet section
trumpet sign
trumpet tree
trumpet vine
trumpet weed
trumpeted
trumpeter
trumpeter-swan
trumpeter pigeon
trumpeter swan
trumpeter swans
trumpeters
trumpetfish (current term)
trumpetfishes
trumpeting
trumpetings
trumpetless
trumpetlike
trumpetress
trumpetresses
trumpets
trumpetweed
trumpetwood
trumpie
trumping
trumpings
trumplike

Literary usage of Trumpetfish

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1. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao by Lynne M. Sullivan (2006)
"Look for abundant gorgonians and sponges. Marine life includes angelfish, trunkfish, soldierfish and trumpetfish. ..."

2. Pocket Adventure Guide Aruba Bonaire & Curacao by Lynne Sullivan (2008)
"Fish seen along the plateau and wall include damselfish, chromis, wrasses, rock beauties, and trumpetfish. ..."

3. Adventure Guide to St Vincent, Grenada and the Grenadines by Cindy Kilgorie Brown, Alan Moore (2003)
"The stalkers include barracuda and trumpetfish, their bodies long and thin. Having followed their prey at a short distance, they use a few final strokes of ..."

4. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1823)
"... trumpetfish:—" A fish of this species was thrown on shore in St. Austel Bay, and came into the possession of William Rash- leigh, Esq. of Menabilly, ..."

5. Adventure Guide Honduras & the Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos (2006)
"... including deep-water gorgonians and giant barrel sponges, as well as rare black crinoids, white crinoids, queen angelfish, grouper, trumpetfish, ..."

6. Best Dives of the Caribbean by Joyce Huber (2006)
"Hai Lite is a group of deep-water trenches with valleys of schooling grunts and squirrelfish. Beautiful barrel and giant tube sponges. Lavender trumpetfish. ..."

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