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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Callionymidae  
 Genus Callionymus  
  Callionymus huguenini  Bleeker, 1858-59 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Callionymus kitaharaeCallionymus kitaharaiRepomucenus huguenini  details
Citation: 吳(2002)碩士論文;Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)
Character: Body elongate, depressed. Head extremely depressed. Infraorbital canal without short downward branch at anterior part. Preopercular spine straight, with an antrorse process at base, 2 to 9 very short upward process on inner side. All dorsal spines in male and 1st to 3rd in females elongate and filamentous. Second dorsal fin with many small dark spots; lower margin of anal fin black even in juveniles; caudal fin with small dark spots on upper half and uniformly dark on lower half in both sexes. 
Habitat: Inhabits sand and mud bottoms from 30 to 80m depth. Produces an offensive odor upon capture. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Western Pacific from Hakodate, Hokkaido to the East China Sea. More recently reported from Malaysia and the Chesterfield Islands. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381491
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