Synchiropus

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Synchiropus
Synchiropus splendidus 2 Luc Viatour.jpg
Mandarinfish (S. splendidus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Callionymoidei
Family: Callionymidae
Genus: Synchiropus
T. N. Gill, 1860
Type species
Callionymus lateralis
Richardson, 1844
Species

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Synchiropus is a genus of dragonets found mainly in the tropical waters of the western Indo-Pacific.

A juvenile specimen of the Picturesque dragonet (S. picturatus in captivity.

Species[edit]

There are currently 42 recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Synchiropus in FishBase. February 2013 version.