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      Mangrove Dragonet

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      Reef Keeper

      Registered: July 2003
      Location: Sumner
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      Scientific Name: Callionymus enneactis
      Max. size: 8.0 cm TL (male/unsexed)
      Environment: reef-associated; brackish; marine; depth range - 15 m
      Climate: tropical
      Distribution: Western Pacific: Gulf of Thailand to the Solomon Islands, north to Japan, south to northwestern Australia; Palau and Yap in Micronesia. Probably specimens from eastern Indonesia, northeastern Australia, and the Loyalty and Hawaiian islands, may also be this species.
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 7. Has distinctive dorsal fin with large pale-edged black ocellus between 3rd and 4th spine, and barred pattern below cheek.
      Biology: Occurs in sand and mud bottoms from brackish mangrove areas to a depth of 15 m in coral reef lagoons.
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