Scientific Name
Synchiropus delandi  
Synchiropus delandi戴氏連鰭䲗
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Fowler, 1943 Depth 114 - 476M
Chinese 戴氏連鰭䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 戴氏連鰭䲗 
Max Length 11.3 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World Middle West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mabul I., Sibuko Bay, Borneo, Indonesia, 4°12'10"N, 118°38'08"E, Albatross sta. 5589, 260 fm 
Synonyms Foetorepus delandi   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  Henry W. Fowler 1943 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List
Common Name Dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Mouth small. Upper edge of lower lip without fleshy papillae. Almost all dorsal-fin soft rays brached, 8 divided rays in the second dorsal fin, and first dorsal fin spine long & filamentous in male; last anal-fin soft rays simple; numerous median caudal rays filamentous in the male. 1st dorsal fin with 5 small dark mark; 2nd dorsal fin pale with dark margin; no small dark mark on upper pectoral-fin base; anal fin transparent, with dark distal margin; upper half of 2/3 caudal fin grey and lower half of 1/3 black.
habitats Inhabits deep trawling grounds, a depth to 476m.  
Distribution Distributed in Indonesia, Philippines and Taiwan. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.