Callionymidae


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Callionymidae

 

a family of fishes of the order Percomor-phi. The body is elongated (up to 35 cm), scaleless, and brightly colored. The pelvic fins are located in front of the pectoral fins. The fishes have marked dimorphism. There are ten genera, comprising approximately 45 species, distributed in the coastal parts of seas of the temperate and tropical zones. The dragonet Cal-lionymus festivis is found in the USSR in the Black Sea. Fishes of this family spawn in the summer; the eggs are pelagic. These fishes feed on small invertebrates. Alarmed Callionymidae hide in the sand.

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Behavior patterns and sexual dimorphism in the spotted dragonet, Diplogrammus pauciradiatus (Pisces: Callionymidae).
(2005), the families Engraulidae, Gobiidae and Callionymidae had high numbers of eggs and larvae and that the species E.
Revision of the Indo-Pacific genera and species of the dragonet family Callionymidae (Teleostei).
Revision of genera of the dragonets (Pisces: Callionymidae).
Our description of osteology should serve as a baseline for future comparative work within the Callionymidae. Certain developmental features such as the elongate notochord tip and sequence of ossification should prove valuable in future studies of callionymid relationships.
A list of the American species of Gobiidae and Callionymidae, with notes on the specimens contained in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Un total de ocho familias (Gobiidae, Callionymidae, Clupeidae, Labrisomidae, Blenniidae, Atherinidae, Exocoetidae y Gobiesocidae) estuvieron consistentemente presentes en los cuatro anos (Cuadro 1).
2 0.3 2 < 0.1 * No identificados 1 0.1 1 < 0.1 Callionymidae 139 18.2 24 1.8 Diplogrammus pauciradiatus 114 14.9 17 1.5 * * No identificados 25 3.3 7 0.3 * * Gobiidae 150 19.6 29 2.0 Bathygobius spp.
7150.5 Familia Genero Especie Abundancia total (ind 100 [m.sup.-3]) Callionymidae Callionymus sp.
Its taxonomic composition was predominantly Myctophidae, Scaridae, Gobiidae, Serranidae, Callionymidae, and Apogonidae.
Unicamente 4 de esas familias (Clupeidae, Callionymidae, Gobiidae, y Gerreidae) tuvieron 100% de ocurrencia para las tres epocas climaticas.
5 <0.1 0.4 * No identificados 58 0.6 16.5 * Callionymidae Diplogrummus 557 5.5 2.8 * pauciradiatus No identificados 124 1.2 1.4 * Gobiidae Bathygobius soporator 1 <0.1 0.5 Bathygobius spp.