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Profile lexID: 11721 Scientific: Callionymus simplicornis German: Leierfisch English: Simple-spined dragonet Category: Synchiropus Initial determination: Valenciennes, 1837 Occurrence: , Alor , Lembeh Strait , Northern Mariana Islands , Maumere , Phoenix Islands , Gambier Islands , Marquesas Islands , the Society Islands Fiji, Filippine, Flores, Guam, Indonesia, Isola di Cook, Isole Marshall, Isole Tuamoto, Micronesia, Palau, Polinesia Francese, Samoa, Samoa americane, Sulawesi, Tonga Sea depth: 1 - 40 Meter Size: bis zu 6cm Temperature: 25°C - 29°C Food: Zoobenthos, Copepods, Amphipods, Crostacei, invertebrati, Krill, Mysis, zooplancton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2018-10-10 17:32:53
Last edit: 2018-10-10 18:24:26
Callionymus simplicornis inhabits sand bottoms of subtidal reef flats to a depth of at least 40 m in deep lagoons and outer reef slopes.
The dragonet feed on small benthic invertebrates.
Usually this species buries itself in the sand and only comes out to feed or during courtship.
Callionymus xanthosemeion (Fowler, 1925)
Calliurichthys xanthosemeion Fowler, 1925
Pseudocalliurichthys simplicicornis (Valenciennes, 1837)
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