Callionymus sanctaehelenae Fricke, 1983

St Helena dragonet



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym of C. bairdii) (Fricke, 2002)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1930's (source)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Sugar Loaf Hill, St Helena


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Fricke, Ronald. (1983). A new species of the genus Callionymus from St. Helena (Telostei: Callionymidae). Annali di Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Genova 84: 393-399.

Other references:

Fricke, Ronald. (2002). Annotated checklist of the dragonet families Callionymidae and Draconettidae (Telostei: Callionymoidei), with comments on callionymid fish classification. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie A (Biologie) 645: 1-103. [p. 12]

Pearce-Kelly, P. (1996). Callionymus sanctaehelenae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 26 May 2013.


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