Scientific Name
Synchiropus laddi  
Synchiropus laddi萊氏連鰭䲗
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Author Schultz, 1960 Depth 0 - 70M
Chinese 萊氏連鰭䲗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠䲗科 Economic Fish No 
Family F453 Callionymidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 高鰭連鰭䲗 
Max Length 3 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 老鼠、狗圻 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan LanI Is. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Ocean reef off Bikini I., Bikini Atoll, w. Pacific 
Synonyms Minysynchiropus laddi   
Reference Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Schultz, L.P. etc. 1960 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057473.  
Common Name Ladd's dragonet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, depressed. Snout length usually shorter than eye diameter. Mouth small. Upper edge of lower lip without fleshy papillae. Preopercular spine without antrorse process at base, and with 3-5 short processes on inner side. First dorsal fin high; dorsal-fin soft rays simple except last; 9 divided rays in the second dorsal fin; pectoral fin with 19-23 rays; caudal fin rounded.
habitats Occurs in sandy areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Occurs in small groups among algae or low green weeds to about 15 m depth. 
Distribution Distributed in the Pacific Ocean, including Taiwan, Philippines, Palau, Marshall Islands, and Tuamoto Islands. Reported from Rotuma, Fiji. It is found in Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.