Each fish was about 1m long.
Ras Muhammed National Park, Sharm El Sheik, Red Sea, Egypt.
Usually seen over sand - smaller, faster and more solitary than Trumpetfish Auolstomus chinensis.
Very weird. A stealth predator; related to seahorses.
Taken from above on the little pier that lets you walk out beyond the reef and go snorkeling.
The cornetfishes are a small family, the Fistulariidae, of extremely elongated fishes in the order Syngnathiformes. The family consists of just a single genus, Fistularia, with four species, found worldwide in tropical and subtropical marine environments.