Scientific Name
Callionymus schaapii  
Callionymus schaapii沙氏䲗
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Author Bleeker, 1852 Depth 0 - 8M
Chinese 沙氏䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 沙氏䲗 
Max Length 6.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal  Holotype Locality Bangka [Banka], Indonesia 
Synonyms Callionymus schaapi, Repomucenus schaapi, Repomucenus schaapii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List NTUM00022Paratype.  
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine with 3-5 short processes on inner side. In males, 1st to 3rd dorsal spines elongate and filamentous, 1st dorsal fin white or transparent, but dark in females. Caudal fin rounded in both sexes.
habitats Inhabits sand and mud flats, mostly estuarine or near rivers. 
Distribution Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Central Pacific. It is found in Penghu Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.