Scientific Name
Callionymus planus  
Callionymus planus扁䲗
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Author Ochiai, 1955 Depth 10 - 50M
Chinese 扁䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 扁身䲗 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Miya, Aichi Pref., Japan. 
Synonyms Repomucenus planus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Kuo, S.-R. and K.-T. Shao. 1999. Species composition of fish in the coastal zones of the Tsengwen Estuary, with descriptions of five new records from Taiwan. Zool. Stud. 38(4):391-404;Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Ochiai, A., C. Araga etc. 1955 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kuo, S.-R. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0058518. ASIZP0063664. ASIZP0066374. ASIZP0067298. ASIZP0067303. ASIZP0072853. ASIZP0073446. ASIZP0073447. ASIZP0073454. ASIZP0073671. ASIZP0073727. ASIZP0073731. ASIZP0073732. ASIZP0074367. ASIZP0074368. ASIZP0074803. ASIZP0075158. ASIZP0078997. ASIZP0079160. ASIZP0079161. ASIZP0079208. ASIZP0079232. ASIZP0802206. ASIZP0802207. ASIZP0806634. ASIZP0912206. ASIZP0912207. ASIZP0915955. ASIZP0915996. ASIZP0915997. ASIZP0916007. ASIZP0916634. NMMBP03002. NMMBP03100. NMMBP05366. NMMBP05562. NMMBP05688. ...List all 46 records... 
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Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine very long with 3-6 processes on inner side. First dorsal fin in males, small and strongly emarginated; uniformly black in females. Body brown with large and small dark and large white spots on dorsal side.
habitats Found in shallow sandy bottoms. 
Distribution Distributed from southern Japan to Taiwan. It is found in southwestern and northeastern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.