Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Callionymus  
  Callionymus filamentosus  Valenciennes, 1837 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Callionymus filentosusCallionymus stigmapteronCalliurichthys filamentosus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine straight with 4-9 short processes on inner side. Light brown in color with dark spots on sides; fins with dark brown spots; males with black stripes or blotches on 1st dorsal fin, females with black blotch on 3rd membrane. Ventral margin of preopercular spine convex. 
Habitat: Found on sandy and muddy substrate of the coastal area down to a depth of about 100 m. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea south to Delagoa Bay, Mozambique and eastward to Taiwan. Migrated to the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381471
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) 
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