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Callionymus simplicornis


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lexID:
11721 
Scientific:
Callionymus simplicornis 
German:
Leierfisch 
English:
Simple-spined dragonet 
Category:
Dragonets 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1837 
Occurrence:
Alor, Lembeh Strait, Northern Mariana Islands, Maumere, Phoenix Islands, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, the Society Islands, Amerikanska Samoa, Fiji, Filippinerna, Flores, Franska Polynesien, Guam, Indonesien, Kokosöarna, Marschallöarna, Mikronesien, Palau, Samoa, Sulawesi (Indonesien), Tonga, Tuamotoöarna 
Sea depth:
1 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 6cm 
Temperature:
25°C - 29°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Copepods, Amphipods, Krill, Mysis, ryggradslösa djur, Skaldjur, zooplankton 
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
:
  • Callionymus aagilis
  • Callionymus acutirostris
  • Callionymus afilum
  • Callionymus africanus
  • Callionymus altipinnis
  • Callionymus amboina
  • Callionymus annulatus
  • Callionymus australis
  • Callionymus belcheri
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-10-10 18:24:26 

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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.

Synonyms:
Callionymus xanthosemeion (Fowler, 1925)
Calliurichthys xanthosemeion Fowler, 1925
Pseudocalliurichthys simplicicornis (Valenciennes, 1837)

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