Scientific Name
Callionymus hainanensis  
Callionymus hainanensis海南䲗
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Author Li, 1966 Depth 0 - 50M
Chinese 海南䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 海南䲗 
Max Length 5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Ying-ge Hai, Hainan, China 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  李思忠 Li Sze-Chung 1966 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine short with 4-6 processes on inner side. 1st dorsal spines slightly elongate and filamentous with 2 brown lines in males, but not elongate and filamentous and uniformly black in females; 4-5 rows of small brown spots on all 2nd dorsal-fin rays and 4-5 rows of small black spots on 2nd dorsal-fin membrane, margin of anal fin with one row of small spots and sctttered with numerous small brown spots on caudal fin in both sexes.
habitats Benthic, common on sand bottoms. Feeds on small bottom organisms. 
Distribution Known only found in Taiwan and China. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.