Starry dragonet

Synchiropus stellatus is a Dragonet from the Indian Ocean.

The Starry dragonet lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 40 m , usually 10 - 20 m environment.

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, 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

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

have a Starry Dragonet who is growing and eating well as I feed them a variety of frozen foods including Mysis, Krill and Copepods, also live Artemia and also there are little copepods in the tank for them both. 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 stellatus
Authority : Smith, 1963