Marine life identification guide > Caribbean trumpetfish

Aulostomus maculatus

Caribbean trumpetfish

Trumpetfish, West Atlantic trumpetfish

Distribution: Western Atlantic, from Florida and Bermuda to Brazil. Most commonly brown, but may also be blue-gray, bright yellow or green.

Replaced by closely related Aulostomus chinensis in the Indo-Pacific.

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