Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Callionymus  
  Callionymus pleurostictus  Fricke, 1982 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Pseudocalliurichthys pleurostictus  details
Citation:
Chen, C. H. 2004. Checklist of the fishes of Penghu. Fisheries Research Institute, Council of Agriculture. FRI Special Publication No. 4: 175 pp. (in Chinese)
Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine straight with 5-6 very short processes on inner side. In males, 1st dorsal spines elongate and filamentous; vertral sidae of body with many small dark spots; tips of vertral side of lower jaw black; anal fin uniformly pale dark. In females, 1st dorsal-fin membrane between 2nd to 4th with a black blotch; anal fin uniformly white. 
Habitat: Inhabits shallow sandy bottoms. 
Distribution: Distributed in the western Pacific, including Ryukyu Islands, Viet Nam, Gulf of Thailand, Indonesia, and northern Australia. It is found in Penghu Islands. 
Utility: Aquarium fishes. 
Name Code: 381480
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