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

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16 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Cheilodipterus alleni Gon, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus alleni
[Allen's cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Cheilodipterus arabicus (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus arabicus
[Tiger cardinal]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL
Cheilodipterus artus Smith, 1961

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus artus
[Wolf cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Cheilodipterus intermedius Gon, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus intermedius
[Intermediate cardinalfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cheilodipterus isostigmus (Schultz, 1940)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Cheilodipterus isostigmus
[Dog-toothed cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Cheilodipterus lachneri Klausewitz, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus lachneri
[]

Photo by Wuertz, S.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Cheilodipterus macrodon (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Wuertz, S.
 
Cheilodipterus macrodon
[Large toothed cardinalfish]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cheilodipterus novemstriatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Cheilodipterus novemstriatus
[Indian Ocean twospot cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Cheilodipterus octovittatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Cheilodipterus parazonatus Gon, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus parazonatus
[Mimic cardinal]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Cheilodipterus persicus Gon, 1993

Photo by Field, R.
 
Cheilodipterus persicus
[Persian cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Cheilodipterus pygmaios Gon, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus pygmaios
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus
[Five-lined cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Cheilodipterus singapurensis Bleeker, 1860

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus singapurensis
[Truncate cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Cheilodipterus zonatus
[Yellowbelly cardinalfish]
16 Species of Family Apogonidae with Genus Cheilodipterus
(Cardinalfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1993 Cheilodipterus alleni Allen's cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 10.4 SL
1789 Cheilodipterus arabicus Tiger cardinal Western Indian Ocean 18 SL
1961 Cheilodipterus artus Wolf cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 18.7 SL
1993 Cheilodipterus intermedius Intermediate cardinalfish Western Pacific 20 SL
1940 Cheilodipterus isostigmus Dog-toothed cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL
1959 Cheilodipterus lachneri Western Indian Ocean 12 SL
1802 Cheilodipterus macrodon Large toothed cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 25 TL
1912 Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1838 Cheilodipterus novemstriatus Indian Ocean twospot cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 8 TL
1828 Cheilodipterus octovittatus Western Indian Ocean
1993 Cheilodipterus parazonatus Mimic cardinal Western Pacific 6.1 SL
1993 Cheilodipterus persicus Persian cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 11 SL
1993 Cheilodipterus pygmaios Western Indian Ocean 5 SL
1828 Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Five-lined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1860 Cheilodipterus singapurensis Truncate cardinalfish Western Pacific 18 SL
1912 Cheilodipterus zonatus Yellowbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 8 TL



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