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

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pristiapogon abrogramma (Fraser & Lachner, 1985)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristiapogon abrogramma
[Lateralstripe cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pristiapogon exostigma (Jordan & Starks, 1906)

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Pristiapogon exostigma
[Narrowstripe cardinalfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pristiapogon fraenatus (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pristiapogon fraenatus
[Bridled cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Pristiapogon kallopterus (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristiapogon kallopterus
[Iridescent cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19.6 cm TL
Pristiapogon taeniopterus (Bennett, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristiapogon taeniopterus
[Bandfin cardinalfish]
5 Species of Family Apogonidae with Genus Pristiapogon
(Cardinalfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1985 Pristiapogon abrogramma Lateralstripe cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 9.5 TL
1906 Pristiapogon exostigma Narrowstripe cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1832 Pristiapogon fraenatus Bridled cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1856 Pristiapogon kallopterus Iridescent cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 15.5 TL
1836 Pristiapogon taeniopterus Bandfin cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 19.6 TL



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