Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Callionymiformes
(Dragonets) > Callionymidae
Etymology: Diplogrammus: Greek, diploos = twice + Greek, gramma = mark, signal (Ref. 45335).
More on authors: Jordan & Thompson.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated. Subtropical
Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific: southern Japan and the Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 559) and from the west and east coasts of Australia around 30°S (Ref. 41299).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)
Found on sandy bottoms of rocky or coral reefs (Ref. 43239).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 18.6 - 29.3, mean 28.4 °C (based on 2050 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5039 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00794 (0.00362 - 0.01742), b=2.80 (2.62 - 2.98), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.7 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 113 [55, 260] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.26 [0.68, 2.41] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.2 [18.1, 20.3] % ; Omega3 = 0.18 [0.09, 0.36] g/100g ; Selenium = 13.1 [5.8, 28.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 72.6 [19.7, 249.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.6 [1.0, 2.6] mg/100g (wet weight);