Scientific Name
Callionymus doryssus  
Callionymus doryssus槍棘䲗
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Author (Jordan & Fowler, 1903) Depth 28 - 100M
Chinese 槍棘䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 絲背䲗 
Max Length 22 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Calliurichthys doryssus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1903 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0700104. NMMBP05102. NMMBP05103. ROM71783.  
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine almost stright and elongate with serration on inner side. 1st to 3rd dorsal spines elongate and filamentous in males, shorter in females; 1st dorsal-fin membrane with many dark spots in males, with dark oblique lines in females; 2nd dorsal-fin membrane with many dark spots in both; anal fin with black distal margin even in juveniles; caudal fin with small dark spots on upper half and uniformly dark on lower half in both sexes.
habitats Inhabits sand and mud bottoms in coastal areas. 
Distribution Known only found in Japan and Taiwan. It is found in southwestern and northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.