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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae Dragonets

Genus: Foetorepus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 24.3 cm TL
Foetorepus agassizii (Goode & Bean, 1888)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Foetorepus agassizii
[Spotfin dragonet]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Foetorepus calauropomus (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by FAO
 
Foetorepus calauropomus
[Common stinkfish]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Foetorepus dagmarae (Fricke, 1985)

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Foetorepus dagmarae
[Dagmar’s dragonet]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Foetorepus garthi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Foetorepus kamoharai
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Foetorepus masudai Nakabo, 1987

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Foetorepus masudai
[Masuda’s dragonet]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Foetorepus paxtoni
[Paxton’s dragonet]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Foetorepus phasis (Günther, 1880)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Foetorepus phasis
[Bight stinkfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Foetorepus talarae
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic. Vald

 
Foetorepus valdiviae
[Valdivia dragonet]
10 Species of Family Callionymidae with Genus Foetorepus
(Dragonets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Foetorepus agassizii Spotfin dragonet Western Atlantic 24.3 TL
1844 Foetorepus calauropomus Common stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1985 Foetorepus dagmarae Dagmar’s dragonet Western Central Atlantic 25 SL
1940 Foetorepus garthi Southeast Pacific
1983 Foetorepus kamoharai Northwest Pacific 14 SL
1987 Foetorepus masudai Masuda’s dragonet Northwest Pacific 18 TL
2000 Foetorepus paxtoni Paxton’s dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean
1880 Foetorepus phasis Bight stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 13 TL
1949 Foetorepus talarae Southeast Pacific
1981 Foetorepus valdiviae Valdivia dragonet Southeast Atlantic. Vald



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