Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Syngnathiformes
(Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathidae
(Pipefishes and seahorses) > Syngnathinae
Etymology: Kyonemichthys: Name from Greek words kyo (= swollen), nema (= thread) and ichthys (= fish), in reference to the thread-like form of this fish with noticeably swollen trunk of both males and females.; rumengani: Named for Noldy Rumengan; noun in apposition.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 15 - 20 m (Ref. 75145). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: Egypt, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.7 cm TL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Found on debris on mud and silt bottom having low, if any relief; individuals reluctant to leave the rock were these were first observed (Ref. 075145).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).
Gomon, M.F., 2007. A new genus and miniature species of pipehorse (Syngnathidae) from Indonesia. Aqua Int. J. Ichthyol. 13(1):25-30. (Ref. 75145)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 27.2 - 29.2, mean 28.7 (based on 785 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00049 (0.00022 - 0.00111), b=3.10 (2.91 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.4 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) .