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

(See list of species below)



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23 species (see list below)

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Siphamia arabica
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Siphamia argentea
[Silver siphonfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Siphamia brevilux
[Shortlight siphonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Siphamia cephalotes
[Wood's siphonfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Siphamia corallicola
[Coral siphonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean and

 
Siphamia cuneiceps
[Wedgehead siphonfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Siphamia cyanophthalma
[Blue-eye siphonfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Siphamia elongata
[Elongate siphonfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Siphamia fistulosa (Weber, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Siphamia fistulosa
[Fistulose cardinalfish]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Siphamia fraseri
[]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Siphamia fuscolineata Lachner, 1953

Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Siphamia fuscolineata
[Crown-of-thorns cardinalfish]
No picture found
Red Sea
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Siphamia goreni
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Siphamia guttulata
[Speckled siphonfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Siphamia jebbi
[Jebb's siphonfish]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Siphamia majimai Matsubara & Iwai, 1958

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Siphamia majimai
[Striped siphonfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Siphamia mossambica Smith, 1955

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Siphamia mossambica
[Sea urchin cardinal]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Siphamia randalli
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Siphamia roseigaster (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Siphamia roseigaster
[Pink-breasted siphon-fish]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Siphamia senoui
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Siphamia spinicola
[Reef siphonfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Siphamia stenotes
[Narrow-lined siphonfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Siphamia tubifer Weber, 1909

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Siphamia tubifer
[Tubifer cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Siphamia tubulata
[Siphonfish]
23 Species of Family Apogonidae with Genus Siphamia
(Cardinalfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2012 Siphamia arabica Indian Ocean 3.4 SL
1953 Siphamia argentea Silver siphonfish Western Pacific 5 TL
2012 Siphamia brevilux Shortlight siphonfish Western Pacific 2.2 SL
1875 Siphamia cephalotes Wood's siphonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 5 SL
1993 Siphamia corallicola Coral siphonfish Western Central Pacific 3.0 SL
1941 Siphamia cuneiceps Wedgehead siphonfish Eastern Indian Ocean and
2012 Siphamia cyanophthalma Blue-eye siphonfish Indo-West Pacific 2.2 SL
1953 Siphamia elongata Elongate siphonfish Western Pacific 4.5 TL
1909 Siphamia fistulosa Fistulose cardinalfish Pacific Ocean 4 TL
2012 Siphamia fraseri Pacific Ocean 3.8 SL
1953 Siphamia fuscolineata Crown-of-thorns cardinalfish Western Pacific 4 SL
2012 Siphamia goreni Red Sea 1.6 SL
1877 Siphamia guttulata Speckled siphonfish Western Central Pacific
1993 Siphamia jebbi Jebb's siphonfish Indo-Pacific 2.5 SL
1958 Siphamia majimai Striped siphonfish Western Pacific 3.5 SL
1955 Siphamia mossambica Sea urchin cardinal Western Indian Ocean 4 TL
2012 Siphamia randalli Pacific Ocean 2.9 SL
1887 Siphamia roseigaster Pink-breasted siphon-fish Southwest Pacific 6.4 TL
2012 Siphamia senoui Pacific Ocean 1.9 SL
2012 Siphamia spinicola Reef siphonfish Western Central Pacific 4 TL
2012 Siphamia stenotes Narrow-lined siphonfish Western Pacific 2.4 SL
1909 Siphamia tubifer Tubifer cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 TL
1909 Siphamia tubulata Siphonfish Western Central Pacific



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