family Callionymidae


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Noun1.family Callionymidae - dragonets
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
dragonet - small often brightly colored scaleless marine bottom-dwellers; found in tropical and warm temperate waters of Europe and America
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picturatus, belonging to the family Callionymidae (Gobiesociformes).
Dragonets of the family Callionymidae are bottom-living fishes frequently found on sand, mud, or dead coral rubble.
New fishes of the family Callionymidae, mostly Philippine, obtained by the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer "Albatross.