Callionymus superbus Fricke, 1983
Proud dragonet
Callionymus superbus
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Callionymidae (Dragonets)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 2 - 25 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: throughout Indonesia and probably more widespread.
Biology:  Inhabits steep coastal sand slopes (Ref. 48636). Usually buries itself in the sand and is active during tidal changes or at dusk (Ref. 48636). May be found in pairs or solitary on sand-rubble bottoms (Ref. 90102).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.06.94
Modified by: Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz - 03.06.13

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