- Holotype: NSMT-P 54146.
- Paratypes (12): BSKU 47099 (1), 47134–47136 (3); EWNHM 80239–80335 (7); NSMT-P 111523 (out of NSMT-P 54146) (1).
Type locality: East China Sea, 33°14.7′N, 123°27.2′E , 49–50 m depth.
Etymology: The specific name jeoni refers to the family named of Sang-Rin Jeon (Professor Emeritus of Sang Myung University, Seoul), who very kindly assisted the authors research of the fishes in Korea, and gave them the opportunity to examine many specimens of Korean fishes, including several type-specimens of this species.
- Shibukawa, K. & Iwata, A.; 2013: Review of the East Asian Gobiid Genus Chaeturichthys (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei), with Description of a New Species. Bulletin of the National Museum of Natural Science, Ser. A., Supplement No. 7: 31–51.