Banded dragonet

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Banded dragonet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae
Genus: Callionymus
Species: C. fasciatus
Binomial name
Callionymus fasciatus
Valenciennes, 1837

Callionymus fasciatus, the Banded dragonet, is a species of dragonet native to the Mediterranean Sea from the Gulf of Genoa to the western Aegean Sea. Also known from the southern and eastern Black Sea. It prefers sandy substrates where its diet consists of benthic invertebrates. This species grows to a length of 12 centimetres (4.7 in) TL while females reach a length of 8 centimetres (3.1 in).[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Callionymus fasciatus" in FishBase. February 2013 version.