Scientific Name
Callionymus curvicornis  
Callionymus curvicornis彎角䲗
by: Cheng-Yun Lee
Author Valenciennes, 1837 Depth 0 - 100M
Chinese 彎角䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 彎角䲗 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Réunion [China?] 
Synonyms Callionymus punctatus, Callionymus richardsoni, Callionymus richardsonii, Repomucenus curvicornis, Repomucenus richardsonii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1837 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058716. ASIZP0058822. ASIZP0058870. ASIZP0060908. ASIZP0061440. ASIZP0062199. ASIZP0062200. ASIZP0062201. ASIZP0064213. ASIZP0072858. ASIZP0072866. ASIZP0072877. ASIZP0073421. ASIZP0073426. ASIZP0073444. ASIZP0073445. ASIZP0700009. ASIZP0900363. ASIZP0915956. ASIZP0915958. ASIZP0915961. ASIZP0915975. ASIZP0915989. ASIZP0915995. BMNH1884.5.15.22-23. NMMBP02518. NMMBP02590. NMMBP02781. NMMBP04554. NMMBP05215. NMMBP06086. NMMBP08780. NMMBP08781. NMMSTP00776. NMMSTP01561. NTMP0246. NTUM06527. ...List all 39 records... 
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed anteriorly. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine short with 2-4 processes on inner side. In males, no dorsal spines elongate and filamentous; 1st dorsal fin with black distal margin; anal fin with black distal margin. In females, the posterior half of the 1st dorsal fin black; 1st dorsal fin with large black blotch margined by white on 3rd membrane. Caudal fin with small dark spots on upper half and uniformly dark on lower half in both sexes.
habitats Inhabits shallow sandy bottoms of bays. 
Distribution Known only found in Japan and Taiwan. It is found in western and northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.