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Dendrochirus hemprichi  Matsunuma, Motomura & Bogorodsky, 2017

Red Sea 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);  hemprichi: Named for the German naturalist and explorer Friedrich W. Hemprich, for his great contributions to the Zoology of the Red Sea, the type locality of the new species.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 - 70 m (Ref. 116325), usually 1 - 3 m (Ref. 116325).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: from northern Red Sea and Yemen, south along the east coast of Africa to the Seychelles, Madagascar and South Africa and east to Oman or the Arabian Gulf.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116325)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Matsunuma, M., H. Motomura and S.V. Bogorodsky, 2017. Review of Indo-Pacific dwarf lionfishes (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) in the Dendrochirus brachypterus complex, with description of a new species from the western Indian Ocean. Ichthyological Research 64(4):369-414. (Ref. 116325)

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):  3.7   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .