Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Callionymus  
  Callionymus valenciennei  Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Repomucenus valenciennei  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine short with 2-4 processes on inner side. In males, all dorsal spines and almost caudal-fin rays elongate and filamentous; 1st dorsal fin with black spots on 2nd to 4th membrane; anal fin with black distal margin. In females, 1st dorsal fin with large black blotch on 3rd membrane. Caudal fin uniformly with small dark spots in both sexes. 
Habitat: Inhabits muddy bottoms of bays. 
Distribution: Distributed in Japan, the western coast of the Korean Peninsula and Taiwan. It is found in northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381483
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