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Family: Callionymidae Dragonets



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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Anaora tentaculata Gray, 1835

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anaora tentaculata
[Tentacled dragonet]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Bathycallionymus kaianus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bathycallionymus kaianus
[]

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Bathycallionymus sokonumeri (Kamohara, 1936)

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Bathycallionymus sokonumeri
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Callionymus aagilis
[Slow dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus acutirostris
[Pointed dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus afilum
[Northern Australian longtail dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus africanus
[African deepwater dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Callionymus altipinnis
[Highfin deepwater dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL

 
Callionymus amboina
[Ambon darter dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Callionymus annulatus
[Big-head dragonet]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Callionymus australis Fricke, 1983

Photo by CSIRO
 
Callionymus australis
[Australian stinkfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL
Callionymus bairdi Jordan, 1888

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus bairdi
[Lancer dragonet]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Callionymus belcheri Richardson, 1844

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus belcheri
[Belcher’s dragonet]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Callionymus beniteguri Jordan & Snyder, 1900

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Callionymus beniteguri
[Whitespotted dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Callionymus bentuviai
[Ben-Tuvia’s deepwater dragonet]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus bifilum
[NW Australian deepwater dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus bleekeri
[Bleeker’s deepwater dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Callionymus caeruleonotatus Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus caeruleonotatus
[Bluespotted dragonet]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Callionymus carebares Alcock, 1890

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Callionymus carebares
[Indian deepwater dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific,
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Callionymus colini Fricke, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus colini
[Tiny New Guinea longtail dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Callionymus comptus Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus comptus
[Ornamented dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus cooperi
[Cooper’s dragonet]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Callionymus curvicornis Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Callionymus curvicornis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Callionymus curvispinis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Callionymus decoratus (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus decoratus
[Decorated dragonet]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Callionymus delicatulus Smith, 1963

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Callionymus delicatulus
[Delicate dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Callionymus doryssus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Callionymus draconis
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Callionymus enneactis Bleeker, 1879

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Callionymus enneactis
[Mangrove dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Callionymus erythraeus Ninni, 1934

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus erythraeus
[Smallhead dragonet]

Photo by FAO

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Callionymus fasciatus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus fasciatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Callionymus filamentosus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus filamentosus
[Blotchfin dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus flavus
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Callionymus fluviatilis Day, 1876

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus fluviatilis
[River dragonet]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Callionymus formosanus Fricke, 1981

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Callionymus formosanus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus futuna
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Callionymus gardineri Regan, 1908

Photo by SFSA
 
Callionymus gardineri
[Longtail dragonet]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Callionymus goodladi (Whitley, 1944)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Callionymus goodladi
[Goodlad's stinkfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Callionymus grossi Ogilby, 1910

Photo by CSIRO
 
Callionymus grossi
[Gross's stinkfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus guentheri
[]
No picture found
West Pacific.
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Callionymus hainanensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus hildae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Callionymus hindsii Richardson, 1844

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus hindsii
[Hinds' dragonet]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Callionymus huguenini Bleeker, 1858

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Callionymus huguenini
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Callionymus ikedai
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Callionymus io
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Callionymus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Callionymus japonicus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus kailolae
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Callionymus kanakorum
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus keeleyi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Callionymus koreanus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus kotthausi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus leucobranchialis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Callionymus leucopoecilus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Callionymus limiceps Ogilby, 1908

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus limiceps
[Rough-headed dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Callionymus luridus
[]

Photo by Aquarium Kiel

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Callionymus lyra Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Aquarium Kiel
 
Callionymus lyra
[Dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Callionymus macclesfieldensis
[]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Callionymus maculatus Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Callionymus maculatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Callionymus margaretae Regan, 1905

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus margaretae
[Margaret's dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Callionymus marleyi Regan, 1919

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus marleyi
[Sand dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Callionymus marquesensis Fricke, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus marquesensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Callionymus martinae
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Callionymus mascarenus
[Mauritius dragonet]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus megastomus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific

Callionymus melanotopterus Bleeker, 1850

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus melanotopterus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Callionymus meridionalis Suwardji, 1965

Photo by CSIRO
 
Callionymus meridionalis
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Callionymus moretonensis Johnson, 1971

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Callionymus moretonensis
[Queensland stinkfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus mortenseni
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Callionymus muscatensis
[Muscat dragonet]

Photo by Oaks, R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Callionymus neptunius (Seale, 1910)

Photo by Oaks, R.
 
Callionymus neptunius
[Long-tail dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Callionymus obscurus
[Obscure dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Callionymus ochiaii
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Callionymus octostigmatus Fricke, 1981

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus octostigmatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Callionymus ogilbyi
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus oxycephalus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25.8 cm TL
Callionymus persicus Regan, 1905

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus persicus
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Callionymus planus Ochiai, 1955

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Callionymus planus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Callionymus platycephalus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Callionymus pleurostictus Fricke, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus pleurostictus
[]

Photo by Consoli, P.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Callionymus pusillus Delaroche, 1809

Photo by Consoli, P.
 
Callionymus pusillus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus regani
[]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Callionymus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Callionymus reticulatus
[Reticulated dragonet]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Callionymus risso Lesueur, 1814

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Callionymus risso
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Callionymus rivatoni
[]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Pacific

Callionymus russelli Johnson, 1976

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Callionymus russelli
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Callionymus sagitta Pallas, 1770

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus sagitta
[Arrow dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Callionymus scabriceps Fowler, 1941

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Callionymus scabriceps
[Jolo dragonet]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Callionymus schaapii Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Callionymus schaapii
[Short-snout sand-dragonet]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Callionymus semeiophor Fricke, 1983

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Callionymus semeiophor
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus sereti
[]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Callionymus simplicicornis Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Callionymus simplicicornis
[Simple-spined dragonet]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Callionymus sphinx
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL

 
Callionymus spiniceps
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Callionymus stigmatopareius
[]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 14.3 cm TL
Callionymus sublaevis McCulloch, 1926

Photo by FAO
 
Callionymus sublaevis
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Callionymus superbus Fricke, 1983

Photo by CSIRO
 
Callionymus superbus
[Proud dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Callionymus tenuis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Callionymus tethys
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Callionymus umbrithorax
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Callionymus valenciennei Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Callionymus valenciennei
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Callionymus variegatus
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Callionymus virgis Jordan & Fowler, 1903

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Callionymus virgis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Callionymus whiteheadi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL

 
Callionymus zythros
[Wongat dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Calliurichthys izuensis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Calliurichthys scaber
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Dactylopus dactylopus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dactylopus dactylopus
[Fingered dragonet]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Dactylopus kuiteri (Fricke, 1992)

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Dactylopus kuiteri
[Orange-black dragonet]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Diplogrammus goramensis (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Diplogrammus goramensis
[Goram dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Diplogrammus gruveli
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Diplogrammus infulatus Smith, 1963

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplogrammus infulatus
[Sawspine dragonet]

Photo by Hernandez Albernas, J.I.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Diplogrammus pauciradiatus (Gill, 1865)

Photo by Hernandez Albernas, J.I.
 
Diplogrammus pauciradiatus
[Spotted dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.7 cm TL
Diplogrammus pygmaeus Fricke, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplogrammus pygmaeus
[Pygmy dragonet]

Photo by De Vroe, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Diplogrammus randalli Fricke, 1983

Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Diplogrammus randalli
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Diplogrammus xenicus (Jordan & Thompson, 1914)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplogrammus xenicus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Draculo celetus (Smith, 1963)

Photo by SFSA
 
Draculo celetus
[Dainty dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Draculo maugei
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Draculo pogognathus (Gosline, 1959)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Draculo pogognathus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Draculo shango
[Shango dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Eleutherochir mirabilis
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Eleutherochir opercularis (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by FAO
 
Eleutherochir opercularis
[Flap-gilled dragonet]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Eocallionymus papilio (Günther, 1864)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Eocallionymus papilio
[Painted stinkfish]

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

Foetorepus dagmarae (Fricke, 1985)

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Foetorepus dagmarae
[]
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
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Foetorepus paxtoni
[]

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.

 
Foetorepus valdiviae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Minysynchiropus kiyoae (Fricke & Zaiser, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Minysynchiropus kiyoae
[]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Paracallionymus costatus (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Paracallionymus costatus
[Ladder dragonet]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Protogrammus antipodus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Protogrammus sousai
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Pseudocalliurichthys brevianalis
[Small ruddertail dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Repomucenus calcaratus (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Repomucenus calcaratus
[Spotted stinkfish]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Repomucenus lunatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Repomucenus lunatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Repomucenus macdonaldi
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia

Repomucenus olidus (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Repomucenus olidus
[]

Photo by Miyahara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Repomucenus ornatipinnis (Regan, 1905)

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Repomucenus ornatipinnis
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Synchiropus altivelis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Synchiropus altivelis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific

Synchiropus atrilabiatus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Synchiropus atrilabiatus
[Antler dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Synchiropus australis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Synchiropus bartelsi
[Bartel's dragonet]

Photo by Wehner, C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Synchiropus circularis Fricke, 1984

Photo by Wehner, C.
 
Synchiropus circularis
[Circled dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm TL

 
Synchiropus claudiae
[Claudia's dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Synchiropus corallinus (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus corallinus
[Exclamation point dragonet]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Central Pacific

Synchiropus delandi Fowler, 1943

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Synchiropus delandi
[]

Photo by Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL
Synchiropus goodenbeani (Nakabo & Hartel, 1999)

Photo by Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University
 
Synchiropus goodenbeani
[Palefin dragonet]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Synchiropus grandoculis
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Synchiropus grinnelli Fowler, 1941

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Synchiropus grinnelli
[Philippines dragonet]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Synchiropus hawaiiensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Synchiropus ijimae Jordan & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus ijimae
[Japanese dragonet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Synchiropus kanmuensis
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Synchiropus kinmeiensis
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Synchiropus laddi
[Ladd's dragonet]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Synchiropus lateralis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Synchiropus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus lineolatus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Synchiropus marbacescui
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Synchiropus marmoratus
[Marbled dragonet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Synchiropus minutulus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Synchiropus monacanthus
[Deep-water dragonet]

Photo by Petrinos, C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Synchiropus morrisoni Schultz, 1960

Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
Synchiropus morrisoni
[Morrison's dragonet]

Photo by Henke, M.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Synchiropus moyeri Zaiser & Fricke, 1985

Photo by Henke, M.
 
Synchiropus moyeri
[Moyer's dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Synchiropus novaecaledoniae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Synchiropus ocellatus (Pallas, 1770)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus ocellatus
[Ocellated dragonet]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.

 
Synchiropus orientalis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Synchiropus orstom
[]

Photo by Crocetta, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Synchiropus phaeton (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Crocetta, F.
 
Synchiropus phaeton
[Phaeton dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Synchiropus picturatus (Peters, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus picturatus
[Picturesque dragonet]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.6 cm TL
Synchiropus postulus Smith, 1963

Photo by SFSA
 
Synchiropus postulus
[Dwarf dragonet]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Synchiropus rameus (McCulloch, 1926)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Synchiropus rameus
[High-finned dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm NG
Synchiropus randalli Clark & Fricke, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus randalli
[Randall's dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Synchiropus richeri
[]

Photo by Stender, K.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Synchiropus rosulentus Randall, 1999

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Synchiropus rosulentus
[Rosy dragonet]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm TL

 
Synchiropus rubrovinctus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Synchiropus sechellensis Regan, 1908

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus sechellensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Synchiropus signipinnis
[]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Synchiropus splendidus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Synchiropus splendidus
[Mandarinfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Synchiropus springeri
[Springer's dragonet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Synchiropus stellatus Smith, 1963

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synchiropus stellatus
[Starry dragonet]
No picture found
Indonesia (Ref. 89073).
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Synchiropus tudorjonesi
[Redback dragonet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Synchiropus zamboangana
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Tonlesapia amnica Ng & Rainboth, 2011

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Tonlesapia amnica
[Mekong delta dragonet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Tonlesapia tsukawakii
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188 Species of Family Callionymidae
(Dragonets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1835 Anaora tentaculata Tentacled dragonet Western Pacific 6 TL
1880 Bathycallionymus kaianus Indo-West Pacific 16 SL
1936 Bathycallionymus sokonumeri Northwest Pacific 14 SL
1999 Callionymus aagilis Slow dragonet Western Indian Ocean 12.5 SL
1981 Callionymus acutirostris Pointed dragonet Western Central Pacific
2000 Callionymus afilum Northern Australian longtail dragonet Western Central Pacific
1977 Callionymus africanus African deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean
1981 Callionymus altipinnis Highfin deepwater dragonet Northwest Pacific
1965 Callionymus amboina Ambon darter dragonet Western Central Pacific 4.2 TL
1913 Callionymus annulatus Big-head dragonet Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
1983 Callionymus australis Australian stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL
1888 Callionymus bairdi Lancer dragonet Western Atlantic 11.4 TL
1844 Callionymus belcheri Belcher’s dragonet Western Central Pacific 10 SL
1900 Callionymus beniteguri Whitespotted dragonet Northwest Pacific 16 SL
1981 Callionymus bentuviai Ben-Tuvia’s deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 6.3 SL
2000 Callionymus bifilum NW Australian deepwater dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean
1983 Callionymus bleekeri Bleeker’s deepwater dragonet Western Central Pacific
1905 Callionymus caeruleonotatus Bluespotted dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 5.4 SL
1890 Callionymus carebares Indian deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 18 TL
1993 Callionymus colini Tiny New Guinea longtail dragonet Western Central Pacific, 3.4 TL
1999 Callionymus comptus Ornamented dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 3.0 SL
1908 Callionymus cooperi Cooper’s dragonet Western Indian Ocean
1837 Callionymus curvicornis Northwest Pacific. 11.1 SL
1993 Callionymus curvispinis Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL
1905 Callionymus decoratus Decorated dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 20.8 SL
1963 Callionymus delicatulus Delicate dragonet Indo-West Pacific 6.7 TL
1903 Callionymus doryssus Northwest Pacific
1977 Callionymus draconis Indo-West Pacific 9 SL
1879 Callionymus enneactis Mangrove dragonet Western Pacific 8 TL
1934 Callionymus erythraeus Smallhead dragonet Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
1837 Callionymus fasciatus Mediterranean Sea 12 TL
1837 Callionymus filamentosus Blotchfin dragonet Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1983 Callionymus flavus Western Indian Ocean
1876 Callionymus fluviatilis River dragonet Indo-Pacific 7 TL
1981 Callionymus formosanus Western Pacific 17 SL
1998 Callionymus futuna Western Central Pacific
1908 Callionymus gardineri Longtail dragonet Western Indian Ocean 28 TL
1944 Callionymus goodladi Goodlad's stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 22 TL
1910 Callionymus grossi Gross's stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL
1981 Callionymus guentheri Western Central Pacific
1966 Callionymus hainanensis West Pacific. 7.7 SL
1981 Callionymus hildae Western Central Pacific
1844 Callionymus hindsii Hinds' dragonet Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1858 Callionymus huguenini Western Pacific 18 SL
1998 Callionymus ikedai Northwest Pacific 2.3 SL
1983 Callionymus io Eastern Indian Ocean 2.5 SL
1782 Callionymus japonicus Western Pacific 20 SL
2000 Callionymus kailolae Eastern Indian Ocean
2006 Callionymus kanakorum Western Pacific 6.8 SL
1941 Callionymus keeleyi Western Central Pacific
1987 Callionymus koreanus Northwest Pacific 10.7 SL
1981 Callionymus kotthausi Western Indian Ocean
1941 Callionymus leucobranchialis Western Central Pacific
1993 Callionymus leucopoecilus Northwest Pacific 8.4 SL
1908 Callionymus limiceps Rough-headed dragonet Western Pacific 25 TL
1981 Callionymus luridus Northwest Pacific
1758 Callionymus lyra Dragonet Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1983 Callionymus macclesfieldensis Northwest Pacific 5.0 SL
1810 Callionymus maculatus Eastern Atlantic 16 TL
1905 Callionymus margaretae Margaret's dragonet Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
1919 Callionymus marleyi Sand dragonet Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
1989 Callionymus marquesensis Eastern Central Pacific 2.1 SL
1981 Callionymus martinae Northwest Pacific
1983 Callionymus mascarenus Mauritius dragonet Western Indian Ocean 4.9 SL
1982 Callionymus megastomus Eastern Indian Ocean
1850 Callionymus melanotopterus Western Central Pacific
1965 Callionymus meridionalis Western Pacific 10.8 SL
1971 Callionymus moretonensis Queensland stinkfish Western Pacific 12 TL
1965 Callionymus mortenseni Western Central Pacific
1905 Callionymus muscatensis Muscat dragonet Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL
1910 Callionymus neptunius Long-tail dragonet Western Central Pacific 13 TL
1989 Callionymus obscurus Obscure dragonet Western Central Pacific.
1981 Callionymus ochiaii Northwest Pacific
1981 Callionymus octostigmatus Western Central Pacific 15 TL
2002 Callionymus ogilbyi Southwest Pacific
1980 Callionymus oxycephalus Western Indian Ocean
1905 Callionymus persicus Western Indian Ocean 25.8 TL
1955 Callionymus planus Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1983 Callionymus platycephalus Western Central Pacific 8.6 SL
1982 Callionymus pleurostictus Western Pacific 2.3 SL
1809 Callionymus pusillus Eastern Atlantic and Medi 14 TL
1979 Callionymus regani Western Indian Ocean
1837 Callionymus reticulatus Reticulated dragonet Northeast Atlantic 11 TL
1814 Callionymus risso Eastern Atlantic 11 TL
1993 Callionymus rivatoni Western Central Pacific.
1976 Callionymus russelli Western Pacific
1770 Callionymus sagitta Arrow dragonet Indo-West Pacific 11 TL
1941 Callionymus scabriceps Jolo dragonet Western Central Pacific 8 SL
1852 Callionymus schaapii Short-snout sand-dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean and 6.5 TL
1983 Callionymus semeiophor Western Pacific 11.3 SL
1998 Callionymus sereti Western Central Pacific
1837 Callionymus simplicicornis Simple-spined dragonet Pacific Ocean 6 TL
1984 Callionymus sphinx Western Pacific 5.1 SL
1908 Callionymus spiniceps Western Indian Ocean 15.2 TL
1981 Callionymus stigmatopareius Western Indian Ocean
1926 Callionymus sublaevis Southwest Pacific. 14.3 TL
1983 Callionymus superbus Proud dragonet Western Pacific 30 TL
1981 Callionymus tenuis Western Indian Ocean 1.8 SL
1993 Callionymus tethys Western Central Pacific.
1941 Callionymus umbrithorax Western Central Pacific
1845 Callionymus valenciennei Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1845 Callionymus variegatus Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1903 Callionymus virgis Western Pacific 8.3 SL
1981 Callionymus whiteheadi Indo-West Pacific
2000 Callionymus zythros Wongat dragonet Western Central Pacific 9.3 TL
1993 Calliurichthys izuensis Northwest Pacific 9 SL
1926 Calliurichthys scaber Southwest Pacific
1837 Dactylopus dactylopus Fingered dragonet Western Pacific 30 TL
1992 Dactylopus kuiteri Orange-black dragonet Western Central Pacific 15 TL
1858 Diplogrammus goramensis Goram dragonet Pacific Ocean 10 TL
1963 Diplogrammus gruveli Western Indian Ocean
1963 Diplogrammus infulatus Sawspine dragonet Western Indian Ocean 12 TL
1865 Diplogrammus pauciradiatus Spotted dragonet Western Atlantic 5 TL
1981 Diplogrammus pygmaeus Pygmy dragonet Western Indian Ocean 3.7 TL
1983 Diplogrammus randalli Western Indian Ocean 7 TL
1914 Diplogrammus xenicus Eastern Indian Ocean and 8 SL
1963 Draculo celetus Dainty dragonet Western Indian Ocean 4.5 TL
1966 Draculo maugei Western Indian Ocean
1959 Draculo pogognathus Eastern Central Pacific 2.5 SL
1966 Draculo shango Shango dragonet Eastern Atlantic 2.5 TL
1911 Eleutherochir mirabilis Northwest Pacific 6 TL
1837 Eleutherochir opercularis Flap-gilled dragonet Indo-West Pacific 11 TL
1864 Eocallionymus papilio Painted stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL
1888 Foetorepus agassizii Spotfin dragonet Western Atlantic 24.3 TL
1844 Foetorepus calauropomus Common stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1985 Foetorepus dagmarae Western Central Atlantic
1940 Foetorepus garthi Southeast Pacific
1983 Foetorepus kamoharai Northwest Pacific 14 SL
1987 Foetorepus masudai Northwest Pacific 18 TL
2000 Foetorepus paxtoni Eastern Indian Ocean
1880 Foetorepus phasis Bight stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 13 TL
1949 Foetorepus talarae Southeast Pacific
1981 Foetorepus valdiviae Southeast Atlantic.
1983 Minysynchiropus kiyoae Pacific Ocean 2 SL
1898 Paracallionymus costatus Ladder dragonet Southeast Atlantic and We 15 TL
2006 Protogrammus antipodus Western Pacific 2.9 SL
1972 Protogrammus sousai Eastern Atlantic 8 TL
1983 Pseudocalliurichthys brevianalis Small ruddertail dragonet Western Central Pacific 2.1 SL
1881 Repomucenus calcaratus Spotted stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 22 SL
1845 Repomucenus lunatus Northwest Pacific 15 SL
1911 Repomucenus macdonaldi Western Pacific 8.1 SL
1873 Repomucenus olidus Asia
1905 Repomucenus ornatipinnis Northwest Pacific 17 SL
1845 Synchiropus altivelis Indo-Pacific 17 SL
1899 Synchiropus atrilabiatus Antler dragonet Eastern Pacific
1989 Synchiropus australis Western Central Pacific.
1981 Synchiropus bartelsi Bartel's dragonet Western Central Pacific 4.5 TL
1984 Synchiropus circularis Circled dragonet Western Pacific 2.3 SL
1990 Synchiropus claudiae Claudia's dragonet Western Central Pacific 2.2 TL
1905 Synchiropus corallinus Exclamation point dragonet Pacific Ocean 4 SL
1943 Synchiropus delandi Western Central Pacific
1999 Synchiropus goodenbeani Palefin dragonet Western Atlantic 18.4 SL
2000 Synchiropus grandoculis Eastern Indian Ocean
1941 Synchiropus grinnelli Philippines dragonet Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
2000 Synchiropus hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific
1914 Synchiropus ijimae Japanese dragonet Northwest Pacific 10 TL
1983 Synchiropus kanmuensis Northwest Pacific 14.2 SL
1983 Synchiropus kinmeiensis Pacific Ocean 13.1 SL
1960 Synchiropus laddi Ladd's dragonet Pacific Ocean 3 TL
1844 Synchiropus lateralis Western Pacific
1837 Synchiropus lineolatus Indo-West Pacific. 5.3 SL
1979 Synchiropus marbacescui Western Indian Ocean
1855 Synchiropus marmoratus Marbled dragonet Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
1981 Synchiropus minutulus Western Indian Ocean. 2.3 SL
1935 Synchiropus monacanthus Deep-water dragonet Western Indian Ocean and 13 TL
1960 Synchiropus morrisoni Morrison's dragonet Western Pacific 8 TL
1985 Synchiropus moyeri Moyer's dragonet Western Pacific 7.5 TL
1993 Synchiropus novaecaledoniae Western Central Pacific.
1770 Synchiropus ocellatus Ocellated dragonet Pacific Ocean 8.9 TL
1801 Synchiropus orientalis Indian Ocean.
2000 Synchiropus orstom Western Central Pacific
1861 Synchiropus phaeton Phaeton dragonet Eastern Atlantic 18 TL
1877 Synchiropus picturatus Picturesque dragonet Indo-West Pacific 7 TL
1963 Synchiropus postulus Dwarf dragonet Western Indian Ocean 2.6 TL
1926 Synchiropus rameus High-finned dragonet Western Central Pacific 15 TL
1985 Synchiropus randalli Randall's dragonet Southeast Pacific 3.6 NG
2000 Synchiropus richeri Western Central Pacific
1999 Synchiropus rosulentus Rosy dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 2.2 SL
1905 Synchiropus rubrovinctus Western Pacific 2.4 TL
1908 Synchiropus sechellensis Western Indian Ocean. 3.8 SL
2000 Synchiropus signipinnis Western Central Pacific
1927 Synchiropus splendidus Mandarinfish Western Pacific 7 TL
1983 Synchiropus springeri Springer's dragonet Western Pacific 1.8 SL
1963 Synchiropus stellatus Starry dragonet Indian Ocean 7.5 TL
2012 Synchiropus tudorjonesi Redback dragonet Indonesia (Ref. 89073). 4.8 TL
1910 Synchiropus zamboangana Western Central Pacific
2011 Tonlesapia amnica Mekong delta dragonet Asia 3.8 SL
2006 Tonlesapia tsukawakii Asia 3.4 SL



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