Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Synchiropus  
  Synchiropus laddi  Schultz, 1960 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Minysynchiropus laddi  details
Citation: Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Snout length usually shorter than eye diameter. Mouth small. Upper edge of lower lip without fleshy papillae. Preopercular spine without antrorse process at base, and with 3-5 short processes on inner side. First dorsal fin high; dorsal-fin soft rays simple except last; 9 divided rays in the second dorsal fin; pectoral fin with 19-23 rays; caudal fin rounded. 
Habitat: Occurs in sandy areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Occurs in small groups among algae or low green weeds to about 15 m depth. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Pacific Ocean, including Taiwan, Philippines, Palau, Marshall Islands, and Tuamoto Islands. Reported from Rotuma, Fiji. It is found in Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381500
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