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IS a small fish of a curious shape. The length is about two inches; the head bears some resemblance to that of a horse, whence originates its name; a long dorsal fin runs from the head to the tail, which is spirally turned inside. They are often seen in cabinets and museums in a dryed state, and the library of the East India House is possessed of a very good specimen of this curious creature. It belongs to the order of the Pipe Fish.