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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae Dragonets

Genus: Repomucenus

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Repomucenus calcaratus (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
Repomucenus calcaratus
[Spotted stinkfish]

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Repomucenus huguenini (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
Repomucenus huguenini
[Huguenin’s dragonet]


Repomucenus olidus (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
Repomucenus olidus
[Chinese darter dragonet]

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Repomucenus ornatipinnis (Regan, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Miyahara, H.
Repomucenus ornatipinnis
[Japanese ornate dragonet]

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Repomucenus virgis (Jordan & Fowler, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
Repomucenus virgis
[Virgin dragonet]

5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Repomucenus calcaratus Spotted stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 22 SL 1881
Repomucenus huguenini Huguenin’s dragonet Western Pacific 18 SL 1858
Repomucenus olidus Chinese darter dragonet Asia 1873
Repomucenus ornatipinnis Japanese ornate dragonet Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1905
Repomucenus virgis Virgin dragonet Western Pacific 8.3 SL 1903

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