Sailfin dragonet

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Sailfin dragonet
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae
Genus: Callionymus
Species: C. pusillus
Binomial name
Callionymus pusillus
Delaroche, 1809

Callionymus pusillus, the Sailfin dragonet, is a species of dragonet common in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea: Portuguese coast to as far north as Lisbon; also known from the northern Mediterranean including the Adriatic, Aegean and Black seas as well as Lebanon and Israel. Males of this species grows to a length of 14 centimetres (5.5 in) TL while females reach a length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL.[1]


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