Scientific Name
Repomucenus ornatipinnis  
Repomucenus ornatipinnis飾鰭斜棘䲗
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Author (Regan, 1905) Depth - M
Chinese 飾鰭斜棘䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 飾鰭斜棘䲗 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Inland Sea of Japan 
Synonyms Callionymus ornatipinnis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Regan, C. T. 1905 Nakabo, T. etc. 1986 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 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. Preopercular spine short with 2-4 processes on inner side. In males, 1st and 2nd dorsal spines elongate and filamentous; single rows of small black spots on 2nd dorsal fin; anal fin uniformly pale grey. In females, the posterior half of the 1st dorsal fin black. In females and young males, lower side of body with many oblong marks. Caudal fin with small dark spots on upper half and uniformly dark on lower half, in both sexes.
habitats Inhabits sand and mud bottoms in shallow waters. 
Distribution Distributed in northern coast of Japan, Inland Sea of Japan, Ariake Sea, the East China Sea and Taiwan. It is found in northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.