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Diplogrammus goramensis  (Bleeker, 1858)

Goram dragonet
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Callionymidae (Dragonets)
Etymology: Diplogrammus: Greek, diploos = twice + Greek, gramma = mark, signal (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 5 - 40 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 24°S

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Pacific Ocean: Viet Nam to Rarotonga (Cook Islands), north to southeastern China and the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef and Norfolk Island.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48636)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 7. Unbranched infraorbital canal, very short upward and downward branches of lateral line. Anal fin dark with many darker spots (Ref. 37424). First dorsal spine is extended with a filament in males. This species has double series of small pearly spots along lower sides (Ref. 48636).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal bays and estuaries (Ref. 48636), over sand, mud, or dead coral rubble of lagoons and outer reef slopes. Feeds mainly on small benthic invertebrates. Usually buried in substrate. Occurs in small groups (Ref. 48636). May also be solitary (Ref. 90102).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Fricke, Ronald | Collaborators

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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