Scientific Name
Synchiropus grinnelli  
Synchiropus grinnelli格氏連鰭䲗
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Fowler, 1941 Depth 195 - 357M
Chinese 格氏連鰭䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 格氏連鰭䲗 
Max Length 10 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 San Bernardino Strait to San Miguel Bay, Philippines, 12°55'26"N, 124°22'12"E, Albatross sta. 5475, 195 fm 
Synonyms Foetorepus grinnelli   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  Fowler, H. W. 1941 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 in males have long filaments on the 1st dorsal-fin spine; last anal-fin soft rays simple; 2 median rays of caudal rays slightly filamentous in the male. 1st dorsal fin with an oval black blotch; anal fin transparent, with dark distal margin; base of caudal fin with 2 black spots and margin black.
habitats Inhabits shallow coastal sand-flats. 
Distribution Distributed in Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.