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small often brightly colored scaleless marine bottom-dwellers

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Breeding season, spawning time, and description of spawning behaviour in the Japanese ornate dragonet, Callionymus ornatipinnis: a preliminary field study at the northern limit of its range.
Annotated checklist of the dragonet families Callionymidae and Draconettidae (Teleostei: Cal-lionymoidei), with comments on callionymid fish classification.
Spawning behavior of laboratory-reared dragonet, Repo-mucenus huguenini, and development of its eggs and pro-larvae.
Behavior patterns and sexual dimorphism in the spotted dragonet, Diplogrammus pauciradiatus (Pisces: Callionymidae).
On the breeding of the dragonet (Callionymus lyra) in the Marine Biological Association's aquarium at Plymouth; with a preliminary account of the elements, and some remarks on the significance of sexual dimorphism.
It was not always possible to clearly separate gobies, Suffiogobius bibarbatus, from dragonets, Paracallionymus costatus, and all cases of ambiguity were eliminated (i.
A clear trend that differentiated the species was determined by PC1, which contrasted dragonets and soles with kingklip and false jacopever (Fig.
Dragonets and sole showed distinct preferences for environments with sandy substrata (Fig.
Although a few individual hake, kingklip, and dragonets buried themselves in sand, this behavior was otherwise uncommon.
Both sole and dragonets (Tables 4 and 6) certainly show morphological adaptations to this substratum type and are dorsoventrally flattened to a greater (sole) or lesser (dragonet) extent.
Following the 1997--1998 El Nino, two specimens of the blacklip dragonet were collected in the Southern California Bight (SCB) by semiballoon (7.
Revision of genera of the dragonets (Pisces: Callionymidae).
Under his strong leadership as chairman from 2006 to 2009, the NFWF has grown into a highly respected conservation institution and expanded its programs from a national focus to a global one, including protection of the Bird's Head Seascape reefs which, this beautiful dragonet species calls home.
Revision of the Indo-Pacific genera and species of the dragonet family Callionymidae (Teleostei).
Skin structure in six dragonet species (Gobiesociformes: Callionymidae): interspecific differences in glandular cell types and mucus secretion.