Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Bathycallionymus  
  Bathycallionymus sokonumeri  (Kamohara, 1936) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Callionymus sokonumeri  details
Citation: Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed anteriorly. Head extremely depressed. Posterior tip of preopercular barbed. First dorsal fin with IV spines, first dorsal spine not elongate and filamentous; second dorsal fin with 9 soft rays, and anterior branch of last ray simple; anal fin with 9 soft rays; caudal fin symmetrical, 2 median rays simple. When fresh, third membrane of frist dorsal fin without dark blotch in males, but round in females; no black mark on dorsoanterior edge of second dorsal; lower half of anal fin yellow with 1 or 2 blue oblique lines on each membrane in males, anal fin white with distal black margin in females; spots on dorsal side of body fine. 
Habitat: Benthic, common on sand bottoms. Feeds on small bottom organisms. 
Distribution: Known only found in Japan and Taiwan. It is very rare and only found in northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381464
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) 
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