Callionymus moretonensis Johnson, 1971
Queensland stinkfish
photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Family:  Callionymidae (Dragonets)
Max. size:  12 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 124 - 132 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: northwestern Australia, Melanesia (Ref. 3132) and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6192).
Biology:  Inhabits trawling grounds, generally found on sand bottoms.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.06.94
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.08

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