Scientific Name
Bathycallionymus kaianus  
Bathycallionymus kaianus基島深水䲗
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1880) Depth 193 - 194M
Chinese 基島深水䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 基島深水䲗 
Max Length 16 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kai Is., Indonesia, Arafura Sea, Challenger sta. 192, 129 fms 
Synonyms Callionymus kaianus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Gunther, A. 1880 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058261. ASIZP0061170. ASIZP0061405. ASIZP0061573. ASIZP0064308. ASIZP0066156. ASIZP0067155. ASIZP0067156. ASIZP0067158. ASIZP0067176. ASIZP0072875. ASIZP0073434. ASIZP0073435. ASIZP0073456. ASIZP0073462. ASIZP0073694. ASIZP0073729. ASIZP0073746. ASIZP0078834. ASIZP0078924. ASIZP0079531. ASIZP0801403. ASIZP0802091. ASIZP0802092. ASIZP0802093. ASIZP0802094. ASIZP0911403. ASIZP0912091. ASIZP0912092. ASIZP0912093. ASIZP0912094. ASIZP0915971. ASIZP0915972. ASIZP0915984. ASIZP0916009. ASIZP0916015. FRIP01374. ...List all 42 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,張家豪,CO1,95% 2012-01-08,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,張家豪,CO1,100% 2010-07-09,張家豪,CO1,100%
Common Name Kaia's dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed anteriorly. Head extremely depressed. Posterior tip of preopercular barbed. First dorsal fin with IV spines, first dorsal spine elongate and filamentous; second dorsal fin with 9 soft rays, and anterior branch of last ray branched; anal fin with 9 soft rays; caudal fin symmetrical, 2 median rays simple. When fresh, third membrane of frist dorsal fin with dark blotch; without black mark on dorsoanterior edge of second dorsal in males or females; anal fin faintly dusky in males, white with narrow dark margin in females.
habitats Found on the shelf edge. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from southern Japan, East China Sea, and the Banda Sea to Zanzibar. It is found in southwestern and northeastern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Is.. 
Utility No commercial value.