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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Apogonichthyoides

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Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Apogonichthyoides atripes
[Bulls-eye cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus (Weber, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus
[Many-banded cardinal-fish]
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Apogonichthyoides cantoris
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides cathetogramma (Tanaka, 1917)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides cathetogramma
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides chrysurus (Ogilby, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides chrysurus
[Golden cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni Fraser & Allen, 2011

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni
[Deepreef cardinalfish]
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Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides euspilotus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides gardineri (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides gardineri
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides heptastygma (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides heptastygma
[]
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Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis
[Specklehead cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides melas (Bleeker, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apogonichthyoides melas
[Black cardinalfish]
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Apogonichthyoides miniatus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides niger (Döderlein, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apogonichthyoides niger
[]



Indo-West Pacific. Red S
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis
[Bullseye]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides opercularis (Macleay, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides opercularis
[Pearlycheek cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean

Apogonichthyoides pharaonis (Bellotti, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apogonichthyoides pharaonis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus (Gon, 1986)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus
[Doublebar cardinalfish]
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Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides regani
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides sialis (Jordan & Thompson, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides sialis
[Twinbar cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides taeniatus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides taeniatus
[Twobelt cardinal]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides timorensis (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides timorensis
[Timor cardinalfish]



East Indian to Western Pa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis Fraser & Allen, 2010

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis
[Cryptic cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides uninotatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides uninotatus
[Onespot cardinalfish]



23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Apogonichthyoides atripes Bulls-eye cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 9 TL 1916
Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus Many-banded cardinal-fish Indo-West Pacific 19.5 TL 1909
Apogonichthyoides cantoris Western Central Pacific 1851
Apogonichthyoides cathetogramma Western Pacific 12 SL 1917
Apogonichthyoides chrysurus Golden cardinalfish Western Pacific 4 TL 1889
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni Deepreef cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.9 SL 2011
Apogonichthyoides euspilotus Western Pacific 6.0 SL 2006
Apogonichthyoides gardineri Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL 1908
Apogonichthyoides heptastygma Western Indian Ocean 3.3 SL 1828
Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis Specklehead cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 4.0 SL 1908
Apogonichthyoides melas Black cardinalfish Western Pacific 10 SL 1848
Apogonichthyoides miniatus Eastern Indian Ocean 2010
Apogonichthyoides niger Northwest Pacific 8 TL 1883
Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis Bullseye Indo-West Pacific. Red S 10 TL 1828
Apogonichthyoides opercularis Pearlycheek cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7 SL 1878
Apogonichthyoides pharaonis Western Indian Ocean 1874
Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus Doublebar cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1986
Apogonichthyoides regani Western Indian Ocean 4.8 SL 1951
Apogonichthyoides sialis Twinbar cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1914
Apogonichthyoides taeniatus Twobelt cardinal Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1828
Apogonichthyoides timorensis Timor cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1854
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis Cryptic cardinalfish East Indian to Western Pa 4.1 SL 2010
Apogonichthyoides uninotatus Onespot cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL 1912



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