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Dragonet

Here there be Dragononets! The colourful life of one of the UK’s most vibrant fish…

The Dragonet (Callionymus lyra) is an exotically coloured bottom-dwelling fish. The territorial males display yellows, reds and oranges with dramatic markings of blue. The female with its smaller first dorsal fin in comparison is a dull brown and rather drab. These curious fish have small set but extensible mouths, large lips and claw-like hooks or […]

August 28, 2020 | 0 Comments More