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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Pseudaminae
Genus: Pseudamia

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Pseudamia amblyuroptera (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudamia amblyuroptera
[White-jawed cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pseudamia gelatinosa Smith, 1956

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudamia gelatinosa
[Gelatinous cardinalfish]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pseudamia hayashii Randall, Lachner & Fraser, 1985

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pseudamia hayashii
[Hayashi's cardinalfish]
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Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Pseudamia nigra
[Estuary cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pseudamia rubra Randall & Ida, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudamia rubra
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Pseudamia tarri Randall, Lachner & Fraser, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudamia tarri
[Tarr's cardinalfish]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pseudamia zonata Randall, Lachner & Fraser, 1985

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pseudamia zonata
[Paddlefish cardinalfish]
7 Species of Family Apogonidae with Genus Pseudamia
(Cardinalfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Pseudamia amblyuroptera White-jawed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SL
1956 Pseudamia gelatinosa Gelatinous cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL
1985 Pseudamia hayashii Hayashi's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1992 Pseudamia nigra Estuary cardinalfish Western Central Pacific. 6 TL
1993 Pseudamia rubra Northwest Pacific 5.5 SL
1985 Pseudamia tarri Tarr's cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL
1985 Pseudamia zonata Paddlefish cardinalfish Western Pacific 21 TL



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