Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Callionymus  
  Callionymus hindsii  Richardson, 1844 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Callionymus hindsiCalliurichthys hindsii  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Preopercular spine straight with 2-4 short processes on inner side. In males, 1st and 2nd dorsal spines elongate and filamentous; vertral sidae of body with many small dark spots; 1st dorsal fin with 3 broad oblique black bands. In females, 1st dorsal fin light yellowish-brown,and with two black spots on 2nd membrane. Other fins transparent in both sexes. 
Habitat: Found on sand bottoms. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Persian Gulf to China, Indonesia, Borneo, New Guinea, Philippines and the southern part of southeast Asia. It is possibly found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381474
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