Spotted dragonet

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Spotted dragonet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae
Genus: Callionymus
Species: C. maculatus
Binomial name
Callionymus maculatus
Rafinesque, 1810

Callionymus maculatus, the Spotted dragonet, is a species of dragonet native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea where it occurs at depths of from 45 to 650 metres (148 to 2,133 ft). This species is important to local peoples engaged in subsistence fishing. It grows to a length of 16 centimetres (6.3 in) TL.[1]


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