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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae Dragonets

Genus: Diplogrammus

(See list of species below)



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

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Diplogrammus goramensis
[Goram dragonet]



Western Indian Ocean

Diplogrammus gruveli Smith, 1963

Photo by Photo by Fricke, R.
 
Diplogrammus gruveli
[Gruvel’s dragonet]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.
 
Diplogrammus pauciradiatus
[Spotted dragonet]
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Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Diplogrammus paucispinis
[Saudi Arabian dragonet]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Diplogrammus randalli
[Randall’s fold dragonet]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplogrammus xenicus
[Japanese fold dragonet]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplogrammus goramensis Goram dragonet Pacific Ocean 10 TL 1858
Diplogrammus gruveli Gruvel’s dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1963
Diplogrammus infulatus Sawspine dragonet Western Indian Ocean 12 TL 1963
Diplogrammus pauciradiatus Spotted dragonet Western Atlantic 5 TL 1865
Diplogrammus paucispinis Saudi Arabian dragonet Western Indian Ocean 4.0 SL 2014
Diplogrammus pygmaeus Pygmy dragonet Western Indian Ocean 3.7 TL 1981
Diplogrammus randalli Randall’s fold dragonet Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 1983
Diplogrammus xenicus Japanese fold dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean and 8 SL 1914



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