Scientific Name
Repomucenus virgis  
Repomucenus virgis處女斜棘䲗
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Fowler, 1903) Depth 40 - 100M
Chinese 處女斜棘䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 絲鰭斜棘䲗 
Max Length 8.3 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Misaki, Japan 
Synonyms Callionymus virgis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1903 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057595. ASIZP0058258. ASIZP0060551. ASIZP0061026. ASIZP0061406. ASIZP0061439. ASIZP0061527. ASIZP0063674. ASIZP0066886. ASIZP0070623. ASIZP0072856. ASIZP0072879. ASIZP0073432. ASIZP0073433. ASIZP0073459. ASIZP0073670. ASIZP0073715. ASIZP0073743. ASIZP0915970. ASIZP0915991. ASIZP0916012. ASIZP0916422. NTMP0245. NTMP0394. NTMP0602.  
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine very long with 2-4 processes on inner side. Infraorbital canal without short vertral branch. In males, 1st dorsal fin large and high, all spines elongate and filamentous; 2nd dorsal fin almost without dark spots in females.
habitats Found on sandy mud bottoms. 
Distribution Distributed in Japan, the East China Sea and Taiwan. Reported from New Caledonia. It is found in northeastern Taiwanese waters.  
Utility No commercial value.