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The Tube-snout lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 0 - 30 m environment.

The tube-snouts are a family, the Aulorhynchidae, of fish related to the sticklebacks. There are only two species in the family, each placed in its own genus. More

Description: The tube-snout is a species that is easy to identify. The tube-snout has a slender elongated body with a single triangular dorsal fin preceded by many small spines. The fish has a long tubular snout with a tiny mouth. The body is fairly rigid. More

Common names

Lang rørnæse in Danish (dansk)
Pazifischer Stichling in German (Deutsch)
trompudo sargacero in Spanish (español)
tube snout in Unknown
Tube-snout in English
tubesnout in English
колюшка желтая длиннорылая in Russian (русский язык)
管吻刺魚 in Mandarin Chinese
管吻刺魚 in Unknown
管吻刺鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
管吻刺鱼 in Unknown

Order : Gasterosteiformes
Family : Aulorhynchidae
Genus : Aulorhynchus
Species : Aulorhynchus flavidus
Authority : Gill, 1861