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Dendrochirus tuamotuensis  Matsunuma & Motomura, 2013

Tuamotu's dwarf lionfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Pteroinae
Etymology: Dendrochirus: Greek, dendron = tree + Greek, cheir = hands; with tree like marks (Ref. 45335);  tuamotuensis: Named for the type locality, Tuamotu Archipelago.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 120 m (Ref. 95021).   Tropical

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Eastern Pacific: Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95021)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5; Vertebrae: 24. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: D 9; A 5; pectoral-fin rays 19; tip of snout without barbel; profile of posterior margin of pectoral fin bilobed (notched at midpoint); body depth 35.4% of SL; body width 18.6% of SL; head length 37.6% of SL; head width 12.9% of SL; orbit diameter 12.9% of SL; postorbital length 15.3% of SL; suborbital ridge with 14-16 spines; pterotic with 8 spines; no large, soft-rayed portion of dorsal fin without ocellated spot (Ref. 95021).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Matsunuma, M. and H. Motomura, 2013. A new lionfish of the genus Dendrochirus (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) from the Tuamotu Archipelago, South Pacific Ocean. Species Diversity 18:1-7. (Ref. 95021)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .