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Choose from 58 pictures in our Dragonet collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Sexual dimorphism at lizards, amphibians, and fish, chromolithograph, published 1897 Featured Dragonet Print

Sexual dimorphism at lizards, amphibians, and fish, chromolithograph, published 1897

Change in appearance during mating season at lizards, amphibians, and fish (sexual dimorphism): 1) Flying dragon (Draco volans); 2) Oriental garden lizard (Calotes versicolor); 3) Western green lizard (Lacerta bilineata); 4) Butterfly blenny (Blennius ocellaris); 5) Common dragonet (Callionymus lyra); 6) Three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus); 7) European bitterling (Rhodeus amarus); 8) Northern crested newt (Triturus cristatus); 9) Alpine newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris). a = Colouring of the male during the mating, b = Normal colouring of the male. Chromolithograph, published in 1897

Fingered dragonet (Dactylopus dactylopus) Featured Dragonet Print

Fingered dragonet (Dactylopus dactylopus)

Fingered dragonet (Dactylopus dactylopus), sand-dwelling fish that walks on separated first ray of ventral fin. Feeds on tiny crustaceans sucked up from the sand or reef with its small but expandable mouth. Anilao, Manila, Philippines

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Mating mandarinfish Featured Dragonet Print

Mating mandarinfish

Mating mandarinfish (Synchiropus picturatus). This fish is also called the picturesque dragonet. It is found in the Indo-West Pacific regions and feeds on small benthic invertebrates. Male mandarinfish perform mating displays to several females at a time in the safety of the coral rubble. When accepted by a female, the pair then rise slowly above the reef to disperse the fertilised eggs into the currents. Photographed off Maratua Island, in the Sulawesi Sea, Indonesia

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