Dwarf Lionfish

Dendrochirus Brachypterus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Dendrochirus Brachypterus
Other names Shortfin Turkeyfish, Shortspined Butterflycod, Shortspined Scorpionfish
Size Up to 15 cm (5.90 in)
Weight Up to .20 kg (.44 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, coral & rocky reefs in caves, crevices & under ledges amongst sponges
Depth Range
Dwarf Lionfish Distribution
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