Scientific Name
Synchiropus corallinus
Synchiropus corallinus珊瑚連鰭䲗
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Gilbert, 1905) Depth 12 - 58M
Chinese 珊瑚連鰭䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 珊瑚連鰭䲗 
Max Length 3.7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻、珊瑚擬雙線 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan LanI Is. 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Avau Channel, between Maui I. and Lanai I., Hawaiian Is., U.S.A., Albatross sta. 3876 [or 3873], 32-37 fms 
Synonyms Callionymus corallinus, Paradiplogrammus corallinus, Synchiropus kiyoae   
Reference Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Gilbert, C. H. 1905 Nakabo, T. 1991 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Dorsoposterior edge of eye with a pair of supraorbital cirri; snout long, somewhat pointed; preopercular spine short with 4-6 processes on inner side; Male with first dorsal fin high and elongate; and with an inverse Y-shaped, blackish brown blotch on the throat, anal fin dark. The female with a large dark mark at the base of its pelvic fin.
habitats Found on mixed volcanic and coral sand, broken shells, and rubble substrate, with low relief and no algal cover (rarely on pure sand). 
Distribution Distributed in Taiwan, Japan, New Caledonia, and Hawaii. It is found in Lyudao, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.