Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Callionymus  
  Callionymus beniteguri  Jordan & Snyder, 1900 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Callionymus kanekonisRepomucenus beniteguri  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed anteriorly. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine short with 2-4 processes on inner side. In males, 1st and 2nd dorsal spines elongate and filamentous; 2 rows of small black spots on 2nd dorsal fin; anal fin membrane with many dark oblique lines. In females, the posterior half of the 1st dorsal fin black. In females and young males, marbled brown-colored area on lateral side of body rimmed with many small white circles. Caudal fin with small dark spots on upper half and uniformly dark on lower half, in both sexes. 
Habitat: Inhabits sand and mud bottoms in coastal areas. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Northwest Pacific from central Japan and the East China Sea to Taiwan. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381467
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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