Starry dragonet

The Starry Dragonet lives in the Indian Ocean, from the eastern coast of Africa to the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. It likes to stay close to costal protected reefs and is also found around oceanic islands. More

Starry Dragonets are flattened bottom dwelling fish that are adapted to More

Starry Dragonets, also called Red Scooter Blennies, have a mottled red, brown, and white coloration. They prefer to spend their time among the rocks at the bottom of the tank where they can blend in with the substrate and browse for food. More

Common names

Mandarin étoilé in French (français)
Starry dragonet in English
Sterretjie-drakie in Afrikaans
Stjernefløjfisk in Danish (dansk)
Synchiropus stellatus in French (français)
紅斑連鰭 in Mandarin Chinese
红斑连鳍 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Callionymidae
Genus : Synchiropus
Species : Synchiropus marmoratus
Authority : Smith, 1963