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Kuiter's dragonet - Dactylopus kuiteri Pulau Abadi, Lembeh. Dactylopus kuiteri,Geotagged,Indonesia,Kuiter's dragonet,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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''Dactylopus kuiteri'', known commonly as the Kuiter's dragonet, is a species of marine fish in the family Callionymidae. The Kuiter's dragonet is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the central Indo-Pacific region and particularly around Indonesia.

This species reaches a length of 15 centimetres TL. The specific name honours the collector and author of the ''Pictorial guide to Indonesian reef fishes'', Rudie H. Kuiter.

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded May 21, 2019. Captured May 31, 2018 02:42 in Unnamed Road, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 11.78mm