Pempheris tiran Randall & Victor, 2015
Tiran sweeper
Pempheris tiran
photo by Randall, H.A.

Family:  Pempheridae (Sweepers)
Max. size:  12.2 cm SL (male/unsexed); 12.1 cm SL (female)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 10 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Saudi Arabia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 42-44
Biology:  Depth range (1-10 m) given by B. Victor (pers. comm. 10/18).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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