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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae Dragonets

Genus: Callionymus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Callionymus aagilis Slow dragonet Western Indian Ocean 12.5 SL 1999
Callionymus acutirostris Pointed dragonet Western Central Pacific 1981
Callionymus afilum Northern Australian longtail dragonet Western Central Pacific 2000
Callionymus africanus African deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1977
Callionymus altipinnis Highfin deepwater dragonet Northwest Pacific 1981
Callionymus amboina Ambon darter dragonet Western Central Pacific 4.2 TL 1965
Callionymus annulatus Big-head dragonet Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1913
Callionymus australis Australian stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL 1983
Callionymus bairdi Lancer dragonet Western Atlantic 11.4 TL 1888
Callionymus belcheri Belcher’s dragonet Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1844
Callionymus beniteguri Whitespotted dragonet Northwest Pacific 16 SL 1900
Callionymus bentuviai Ben-Tuvia’s deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 1981
Callionymus bifilum NW Australian deepwater dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Callionymus bleekeri Bleeker’s deepwater dragonet Western Central Pacific 1983
Callionymus boucheti Bouchet’s dragonet Western Pacific 5.9 SL 2017
Callionymus brevianalis Small ruddertail dragonet Western Central Pacific 2.1 SL 1983
Callionymus caeruleonotatus Bluespotted dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 5.4 SL 1905
Callionymus carebares Indian deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1890
Callionymus colini Tiny New Guinea longtail dragonet Western Central Pacific, 3.4 TL 1993
Callionymus comptus Ornamented dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 3.0 SL 1999
Callionymus cooperi Cooper’s dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1908
Callionymus curvicornis Horn dragonet Northwest Pacific. 11.1 SL 1837
Callionymus curvispinis Izu ruddertail dragonet Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1993
Callionymus decoratus Decorated dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 20.8 SL 1905
Callionymus delicatulus Delicate dragonet Indo-West Pacific 6.7 TL 1963
Callionymus doryssus Japanese filamentous dragonet Northwest Pacific 1903
Callionymus draconis Japanese spiny dragonet Indo-West Pacific 9 SL 1977
Callionymus enneactis Mangrove dragonet Western Pacific 8 TL 1879
Callionymus erythraeus Smallhead dragonet Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1934
Callionymus fasciatus Banded dragonet Mediterranean Sea 16.5 TL 1837
Callionymus filamentosus Blotchfin dragonet Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1837
Callionymus flavus Yellow ruddertail dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1983
Callionymus fluviatilis River dragonet Indo-Pacific 7 TL 1876
Callionymus formosanus Taiwanese deepwater dragonet Western Pacific 17 SL 1981
Callionymus futuna Futuna deepwater dragonet Western Central Pacific 1998
Callionymus gardineri Longtail dragonet Western Indian Ocean 28 TL 1908
Callionymus goodladi Goodlad's stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 22 TL 1944
Callionymus grossi Gross's stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL 1910
Callionymus guentheri Günther’s deepwater dragonet Western Central Pacific 1981
Callionymus hainanensis Hainan darter dragonet West Pacific. 7.7 SL 1966
Callionymus hildae Hilde’s darter dragonet Western Central Pacific 1981
Callionymus hindsii Hinds' dragonet Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1844
Callionymus ikedai Ryukyu ruddertail dragonet Northwest Pacific 2.3 SL 1998
Callionymus io Andaman Sea spiny dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean 2.5 SL 1983
Callionymus izuensis Izu dragonet Northwest Pacific 9 SL 1993
Callionymus japonicus Japanese longtail dragonet Western Pacific 20 SL 1782
Callionymus kailolae Kailola’s deepwater dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Callionymus kanakorum Western Pacific 6.8 SL 2006
Callionymus keeleyi Keeley’s dragonet Western Central Pacific 1941
Callionymus koreanus Korean dragonet Northwest Pacific 10.7 SL 1987
Callionymus kotthausi Kotthaus’ deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1981
Callionymus leucobranchialis Whitegill dragonet Western Central Pacific 1941
Callionymus leucopoecilus Korean darter dragonet Northwest Pacific 8.4 SL 1993
Callionymus limiceps Rough-headed dragonet Western Pacific 25 TL 1908
Callionymus lunatus Moon dragonet Northwest Pacific 15 SL 1845
Callionymus luridus Macclesfield longtail dragonet Northwest Pacific 1981
Callionymus lyra Dragonet Eastern Atlantic 30.5 TL 1758
Callionymus macclesfieldensis Macclesfield dragonet Northwest Pacific 5.0 SL 1983
Callionymus macdonaldi Australian darter dragonet Western Pacific 8.1 SL 1911
Callionymus maculatus Eastern Atlantic 16.5 TL 1810
Callionymus madangensis Madang dragonet Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2014
Callionymus margaretae Margaret's dragonet Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1905
Callionymus marleyi Sand dragonet Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1919
Callionymus marquesensis Marquesas ruddertail dragonet Eastern Central Pacific 2.1 SL 1989
Callionymus martinae Martina’s dragonet Northwest Pacific 1981
Callionymus mascarenus Mauritius dragonet Western Indian Ocean 4.9 SL 1983
Callionymus megastomus Indian megamouth dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean 1982
Callionymus melanotopterus Indonesian flag dragonet Western Central Pacific 1850
Callionymus meridionalis Whiteflag dragonet Western Pacific 10.8 SL 1965
Callionymus moretonensis Queensland stinkfish Western Pacific 12 TL 1971
Callionymus mortenseni Mortensen’s darter dragonet Western Central Pacific 1965
Callionymus muscatensis Muscat dragonet Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1905
Callionymus neptunius Long-tail dragonet Western Central Pacific 13 TL 1910
Callionymus obscurus Obscure dragonet Western Central Pacific. 1989
Callionymus ochiaii Japanese lowfin deepwater dragonet Northwest Pacific 1981
Callionymus octostigmatus Eightspot dragonet Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1981
Callionymus ogilbyi Eastern Australian longtail dragonet Southwest Pacific 2002
Callionymus omanensis Oman dragonet NW Indian Ocean, Arabian 11.1 SL 2014
Callionymus oxycephalus Red Sea spiny dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1980
Callionymus persicus Persian dragonet Western Indian Ocean 25.8 TL 1905
Callionymus petersi Peters’s dragonet Western Pacific 8.9 SL 2016
Callionymus planus Japanese darter dragonet Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1955
Callionymus platycephalus Flathead dragonet Western Central Pacific 8.6 SL 1983
Callionymus pleurostictus Blue-spotted ruddertail dragonet Western Pacific 2.3 SL 1982
Callionymus profundus Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 2013
Callionymus pusillus Sailfin dragonet Eastern Atlantic and Medi 14 TL 1809
Callionymus regani Regan’s deepwater dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1979
Callionymus reticulatus Reticulated dragonet Northeast Atlantic 18.5 TL 1837
Callionymus risso Risso’s dragonet Eastern Atlantic 18.2 TL 1814
Callionymus rivatoni New Caledonian longtail dragonet Western Central Pacific. 1993
Callionymus russelli Russell’s dragonet Western Pacific 1976
Callionymus sagitta Arrow dragonet Indo-West Pacific 11 TL 1770
Callionymus scaber Lord Howe longtail dragonet Southwest Pacific 1926
Callionymus scabriceps Jolo dragonet Western Central Pacific 8 SL 1941
Callionymus schaapii Short-snout sand-dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean and 6.5 TL 1852
Callionymus semeiophor Nusa Tenggara deepwater dragonet Western Pacific 11.3 SL 1983
Callionymus sereti Séret’s dragonet Western Central Pacific 1998
Callionymus simplicicornis Simple-spined dragonet Pacific Ocean 6 TL 1837
Callionymus sokonumeri Japanese highfin deepwater dragonet Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1936
Callionymus sphinx Sphinx dragonet Western Pacific 5.1 SL 1984
Callionymus stigmatopareius Mozambique dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1981
Callionymus sublaevis Australian filamentous dragonet Southwest Pacific. 14.3 TL 1926
Callionymus superbus Proud dragonet Western Pacific 30 TL 1983
Callionymus tenuis Tiny dragonet Western Indian Ocean 1.8 SL 1981
Callionymus tethys Tethys dragonet Western Central Pacific. 1993
Callionymus umbrithorax Philippine darkthroat dragonet Western Central Pacific 1941
Callionymus valenciennei Valenciennes’ dragonet Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1845
Callionymus whiteheadi Whitehead’s deepwater dragonet Indo-West Pacific 1981
Callionymus zythros Wongat dragonet Western Central Pacific 9.3 TL 2000



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