Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Synchiropus  
  Synchiropus masudai  Nakabo, 1987 ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: TaiCOL 
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Synonyms:Foetorepus altivelisFoeturepus masudai  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Mouth small; upper edge of lower lip without fleshy papillae; almost all dorsal-fin soft rays branched, 8 divided rays in the second dorsal fin; and first spine long filaments in male dorsal-fin; last anal-fin soft rays simple. Body reddish; 1st dorsal fin without distinct blotch; 2nd dorsal fin with white vertical line on each membrane; a small dark mark on upper pectoral-fin base; posterior 1/2 of pelvic fin with a large dusky mark. 
Habitat: Inhabits shelf edges. 
Distribution: Distributed in Japan and Taiwan. It is found in northeastern and southern Taiwanese waters; and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381489
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  Taiwan Biodiversity Network (TBN) 
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