Dragonets or stinkfishes are small fishes that live on soft sandy, silty or muddy bottoms. In Australia, 46 species are known from 15 genera. Discover images and fact sheets of the callionymid fishes on the site.

Mandarinfish, Pterosynchiropus splendidus

A Mandarinfish at a depth of 7m, Restorf Island reef, Kimbe Bay, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, October 2008.

Image: Erik Schlögl
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