Scientific Name
Callionymus huguenini
Callionymus huguenini長崎䲗
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1858-59 Depth 30 - 80M
Chinese 長崎䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 長崎䲗 
Max Length 28 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻、長崎斜棘 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Reference 吳(2002)碩士論文;Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Bleeker, P. 1858 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0079436. ASIZP0079562.  
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Infraorbital canal without short downward branch at anterior part. Preopercular spine straight, with an antrorse process at base, 2 to 9 very short upward process on inner side. All dorsal spines in male and 1st to 3rd in females elongate and filamentous. Second dorsal fin with many small dark spots; lower margin of anal fin black 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 from 30 to 80m depth. Produces an offensive odor upon capture. 
Distribution Distributed in the Western Pacific from Hakodate, Hokkaido to the East China Sea. More recently reported from Malaysia and the Chesterfield Islands. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility No commercial value.