Synchiropus rosulentus  Randall, 1999

Rosy dragonet
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Callionymidae (Dragonets)
Etymology: Synchiropus: Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, cheir = hand + Greek, pous = foot (Ref. 45335);  rosulentus: Named in reference to the series of pink roselike blotches along the side of the body..   More on author: Randall.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 5 - 24 m (Ref. 33412).   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33412)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 8. Males with 5 irregular brown blotches dorsally on body and a row of seven orange pink blotches along side linked dorsally by a midlateral narrow orange pink stripe; two small jet black spots above base of each pelvic fin; broken blue lines (brown in preservative) on head below eye, continuing onto gill membranes and pectoral-fin base where alternating with yellow; first dorsal fin with long dusky yellow to orange pink streaks on membranes; females similar but lacking the two small black spots and the blue and yellow striping of the lower head and pectoral-fin base; posterior two-thirds of the short first dorsal fin black.

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Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaiian Islands and Johnston Island.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from sand and rubble bottoms adjacent to coral reefs or rocky areas (Ref. 33412). Benthic (Ref. 58302).

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Randall, J.E., 1999. Review of the dragonets (Pisces: Callionymidae) of the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Pac. Sci. 53(2):185-207. (Ref. 33412)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00419 - 0.02740), b=2.92 (2.70 - 3.14), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.