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Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes



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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Apogon affinis (Poey, 1875)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apogon affinis
[Bigtooth cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Apogon albomarginatus
[]

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Apogon amboinensis Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Apogon amboinensis
[Amboina cardinalfish]

Photo by Guimarães, R. Z. P.

Southwest Atlantic and Ea
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Apogon americanus Castelnau, 1855

Photo by Guimarães, R. Z. P.
 
Apogon americanus
[Brazilian flamefish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon aterrimus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Apogon atradorsatus Heller & Snodgrass, 1903

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apogon atradorsatus
[Blacktip cardinalfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Apogon atricaudus Jordan & McGregor, 1898

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Apogon atricaudus
[Plain cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Apogon aurolineatus
[Bridle cardinalfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apogon axillaris Valenciennes, 1832

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apogon axillaris
[Axillary-spot cardinalfish]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Apogon binotatus (Poey, 1867)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Apogon binotatus
[Barred cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Apogon brevispinis Fraser & Randall, 2003

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon brevispinis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Apogon bryx
[Offshore cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Apogon campbelli
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Apogon capricornis
[Capricorn cardinalfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apogon carinatus Cuvier, 1828

Photo by CSIRO
 
Apogon carinatus
[Ocellate cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Apogon catalai Fourmanoir, 1973

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon catalai
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Apogon caudicinctus Randall & Smith, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon caudicinctus
[Little tailband cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Apogon chalcius Fraser & Randall, 1986

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon chalcius
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Apogon cheni Hayashi, 1990

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Apogon cheni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Apogon coccineus Rüppell, 1838

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon coccineus
[Ruby cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific. Replaced b
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Apogon crassiceps Garman, 1903

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon crassiceps
[Transparent cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon cyanotaenia
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Central Pacific

Apogon dammermani Weber & de Beaufort, 1929

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Apogon dammermani
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Apogon deetsie Randall, 1998

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon deetsie
[Deetsie's cardinalfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogon dhofar Mee, 1995

Photo by Field, R.
 
Apogon dhofar
[Dhofar cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Apogon dianthus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Apogon diversus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogon doederleini Jordan & Snyder, 1901

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon doederleini
[Doederlein's cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Apogon doryssa (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon doryssa
[Longspine cardinalfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Apogon dovii Günther, 1862

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogon dovii
[Tailspot cardinalfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Apogon ellioti Day, 1875

Photo by CSIRO
 
Apogon ellioti
[Flag-in cardinal-fish]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Apogon erythrinus Snyder, 1904

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apogon erythrinus
[Hawaiian ruby cardinalfish]

Photo by De Vroe, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Apogon erythrosoma Gon & Randall, 2003

Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Apogon erythrosoma
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Apogon flavus Allen & Randall, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon flavus
[Brassy cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Apogon fukuii Hayashi, 1990

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon fukuii
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Apogon gouldi
[Deepwater cardinalfish]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Apogon guadalupensis (Osburn & Nichols, 1916)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Apogon guadalupensis
[Guadalupe cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Apogon hungi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Apogon hyalosoma Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon hyalosoma
[Humpbacked cardinalfish]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Apogon imberbis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Apogon imberbis
[Cardinal fish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Apogon indicus
[Indian cardinalfish]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Apogon ishigakiensis Ida & Moyer, 1974

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Apogon ishigakiensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Apogon isus Randall & Böhlke, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon isus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm NG

 
Apogon kautamea
[Rapanui cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Apogon lachneri Böhlke, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon lachneri
[Whitestar cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Apogon lativittatus Randall, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon lativittatus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Apogon latus
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Apogon leptocaulus
[Slendertail cardinalfish]

Photo by Stender, K.

Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Apogon leslie (Schultz & Randall, 2006)

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Apogon leslie
[]

Photo by Banks, I.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogon limenus Randall & Hoese, 1988

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Apogon limenus
[Sydney cardinalfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Apogon lineatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1842

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Apogon lineatus
[Indian perch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.1 cm TL
Apogon maculatus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon maculatus
[Flamefish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Apogon marquesensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon melanopterus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Apogon mosavi
[Dwarf cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Apogon multitaeniatus Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon multitaeniatus
[Smallscale cardinal]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon mydrus
[]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Apogon natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Apogon natalensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Apogon nigripes Playfair, 1867

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon nigripes
[Blackfoot cardinal]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Apogon nitidus (Smith, 1961)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon nitidus
[Bluespot cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apogon norfolcensis Ogilby, 1888

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon norfolcensis
[Norfolk cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Apogon notatus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon notatus
[Spotnape cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon noumeae
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Apogon novaeguineae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Apogon omanensis Gon & Mee, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon omanensis
[Oman cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Apogon oxina Fraser, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon oxina
[]

Photo by Lavan, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Apogon pacificus (Herre, 1935)

Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Apogon pacificus
[Pink cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Apogon pallidofasciatus Allen, 1987

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon pallidofasciatus
[Palestriped cardinalfish]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Apogon phenax Böhlke & Randall, 1968

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Apogon phenax
[Mimic cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Apogon pillionatus
[Broadsaddle cardinalfish]

Photo by Smith, D.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Apogon planifrons Longley & Hildebrand, 1940

Photo by Smith, D.G.
 
Apogon planifrons
[Pale cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Apogon poecilopterus Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon poecilopterus
[Pearly-finned cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Apogon posterofasciatus Allen & Randall, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon posterofasciatus
[Rearbar cardinalfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Apogon pselion Randall, Fraser & Lachner, 1990

Photo by Field, R.
 
Apogon pselion
[]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Apogon pseudomaculatus Longley, 1932

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Apogon pseudomaculatus
[Twospot cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Apogon quadrisquamatus Longley, 1934

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon quadrisquamatus
[Sawcheek cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Apogon quartus
[]

Photo by Saravanan, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Apogon queketti Gilchrist, 1903

Photo by Saravanan, R.
 
Apogon queketti
[Spotfin cardinal]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Apogon quinquestriatus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon radcliffei
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Apogon regula Fraser & Randall, 2003

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon regula
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Apogon relativus Randall, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon relativus
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Apogon retrosella (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Apogon retrosella
[Barspot cardinalfish]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Apogon robbyi Gilbert & Tyler, 1997

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Apogon robbyi
[Striped cardinalfish]

Photo by Schulke, J.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Apogon robinsi Böhlke & Randall, 1968

Photo by Schulke, J.
 
Apogon robinsi
[Roughlip cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Apogon rubellus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.2 cm NG
Apogon rubrifuscus Greenfield & Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon rubrifuscus
[Flathead cardinalfish]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Apogon semilineatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1842

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apogon semilineatus
[Half-lined cardinal]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Apogon seminigracaudus
[Darktail cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Apogon semiornatus Peters, 1876

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon semiornatus
[Oblique-banded cardinalfish]

Photo by CSIRO

West Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Apogon septemstriatus Günther, 1880

Photo by CSIRO
 
Apogon septemstriatus
[Sevenband cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Apogon sinus Randall, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon sinus
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Apogon smithi
[Smith's cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Apogon spilurus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Apogon striatodes
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

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

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Apogon striatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Apogon susanae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Apogon tchefouensis
[]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Apogon townsendi (Breder, 1927)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Apogon townsendi
[Belted cardinalfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Apogon truncatus
[Flagfin cardinalfish]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogon unicolor Steindachner & Döderlein, 1883

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Apogon unicolor
[Big red cardinalfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Apogon unitaeniatus
[Single-striped cardinalfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Apogon victoriae
[Western striped cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogon wilsoni
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Apogonichthyoides atripes
[Bulls-eye cardinalfish]

Photo by CSIRO

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

Photo by CSIRO
 
Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus
[Many-banded cardinal-fish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogonichthyoides cantoris
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides chrysurus
[Golden cardinalfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni
[Deepreef cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides euspilotus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides heptastygma (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides heptastygma
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis
[]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

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

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apogonichthyoides melas
[Black cardinalfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Apogonichthyoides miniatus
[]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

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

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

Photo by Møller, P.R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean

Apogonichthyoides pharaonis (Bellotti, 1874)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apogonichthyoides pharaonis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus
[Doublebar cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides regani
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Apogonichthyoides sialis
[Twinbar cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides timorensis
[Timor cardinalfish]
No picture found
East Indian to Western Pa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis
[Cryptic cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides uninotatus
[Onespot cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Apogonichthys landoni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Apogonichthys ocellatus (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthys ocellatus
[Ocellated cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Apogonichthys perdix Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthys perdix
[Perdix cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Archamia bleekeri (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia bleekeri
[Gon's cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Archamia buruensis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia buruensis
[Buru cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Archamia flavofasciata
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Archamia fucata (Cantor, 1849)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Archamia fucata
[Orangelined cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Archamia leai Waite, 1916

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia leai
[Lea's cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Archamia lineolata (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia lineolata
[Shimmering cardinal]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Archamia macroptera (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Archamia macroptera
[Dusky-tailed cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Archamia mozambiquensis Smith, 1961

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia mozambiquensis
[Mozambique cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Archamia pallida Gon & Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia pallida
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Archamia zosterophora (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia zosterophora
[Blackbelted cardinalfish]

Photo by Smith, D.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Astrapogon alutus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Smith, D.G.
 
Astrapogon alutus
[Bronze cardinalfish]

Photo by Schulke, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Astrapogon puncticulatus (Poey, 1867)

Photo by Schulke, J.
 
Astrapogon puncticulatus
[Blackfin cardinalfish]

Photo by Smith, D.G.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Astrapogon stellatus (Cope, 1867)

Photo by Smith, D.G.
 
Astrapogon stellatus
[Conchfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Cercamia cladara Randall & Smith, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cercamia cladara
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cercamia eremia (Allen, 1987)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cercamia eremia
[Glassy cardinalfish]

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]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Coranthus polyacanthus (Vaillant, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coranthus polyacanthus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Foa albimaculosa (Kailola, 1976)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Foa albimaculosa
[Cream-spotted cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Foa brachygramma (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Foa brachygramma
[Weed cardinalfish]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Foa fo Jordan & Seale, 1905

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Foa fo
[Weedy cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific.
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Foa hyalina
[Hyaline cardinalfish]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Foa leisi
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.

 
Foa madagascariensis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Foa nivosa
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Fowleria aurita (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fowleria aurita
[Crosseyed cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Fowleria flammea Allen, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fowleria flammea
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Fowleria isostigma
[Dotted cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Fowleria marmorata (Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fowleria marmorata
[Marbled cardinalfish]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Fowleria punctulata (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Fowleria punctulata
[Spotcheek cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Fowleria vaiulae (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fowleria vaiulae
[Mottled cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Fowleria variegata (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fowleria variegata
[Variegated cardinalfish]
No picture found
Asia

 
Glossamia abo
[]

Photo by Aland, G.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Glossamia aprion (Richardson, 1842)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Glossamia aprion
[Mouth almighty]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Glossamia arguni
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Glossamia beauforti
[Beaufort's mouth almighty]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Glossamia gjellerupi
[Gjellerup's mouth almighty]
No picture found
Asia

 
Glossamia heurni
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Glossamia narindica
[Slender mouth almighty]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Glossamia sandei
[Sande's mouth almighty]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Glossamia timika
[Timika Mouth Almighty]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Glossamia trifasciata
[Three-barred mouth almighty]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Glossamia wichmanni
[Wichmann's mouth almighty]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Gymnapogon africanus Smith, 1954

Photo by SFSA
 
Gymnapogon africanus
[Crystal cardinal]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Gymnapogon annona
[Naked cardinalfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Gymnapogon foraminosus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Gymnapogon japonicus Regan, 1905

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gymnapogon japonicus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Gymnapogon melanogaster
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Gymnapogon philippinus (Herre, 1939)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Gymnapogon philippinus
[Philippine cardinalfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Gymnapogon urospilotus Lachner, 1953

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gymnapogon urospilotus
[B-spot cardinalfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Gymnapogon vanderbilti
[Vanderbilt's cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Holapogon maximus (Boulenger, 1888)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Holapogon maximus
[Titan cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Jaydia argyrogaster
[Silvermouth siphonfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Jaydia melanopus (Weber, 1911)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia melanopus
[Monster cardinal-fish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Jaydia photogaster
[Silverbelly cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Lachneratus phasmaticus Fraser & Struhsaker, 1991

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lachneratus phasmaticus
[Phantom cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Lepidamia kalosoma (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepidamia kalosoma
[Pinstripe cardinalfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Neamia articycla
[Circular cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Neamia notula
[Gillspot cardinalfish]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Neamia octospina Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Neamia octospina
[Eightspine cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Neamia xenica
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Nectamia annularis (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Nectamia annularis
[Ringtail cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Nectamia bandanensis (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nectamia bandanensis
[Bigeye cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Nectamia fusca (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nectamia fusca
[Ghost cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Nectamia ignitops
[Fire-eye cardinalfish]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Nectamia luxuria Fraser, 2008

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Nectamia luxuria
[Multi-barred cardinalfish]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Nectamia savayensis (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Nectamia savayensis
[Samoan cardinalfish]

Photo by Townsend, D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Nectamia similis Fraser, 2008

Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Nectamia similis
[Similar cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Nectamia viria
[Bracelet cardinalfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Nectamia zebrinus (Fraser, Randall & Lachner, 1999)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Nectamia zebrinus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Ostorhinchus angustatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus angustatus
[Broadstriped cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus aphanes
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus apogonoides (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus apogonoides
[Short-tooth cardinal]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Ostorhinchus aroubiensis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus atrogaster
[Blackbelly cardinalfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus aureus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ostorhinchus aureus
[Ring-tailed cardinalfish]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus cavitensis (Jordan & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Ostorhinchus cavitensis
[Whiteline cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus chrysopomus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus chrysopomus
[Spotted-gill cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia
[Yellowlined cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ostorhinchus cladophilos
[Shelter cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus compressus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus compressus
[Ochre-striped cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus cookii (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus cookii
[Cook's cardinalfish]

Photo by Yin, Robert

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma
[Yellowstriped cardinalfish]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus dispar (Fraser & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ostorhinchus dispar
[Redspot cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus endekataenia (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus endekataenia
[Candystripe cardinalfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Ostorhinchus fasciatus (White, 1790)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Ostorhinchus fasciatus
[Broadbanded cardinalfish]

Photo by Polack, D.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Ostorhinchus flagelliferus Smith, 1961

Photo by Polack, D.
 
Ostorhinchus flagelliferus
[Coachwhip cardinal]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus fleurieu Lacepède, 1802

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus fleurieu
[Cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus franssedai (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus franssedai
[Frans' cardinalfish]

Photo by Townsend, D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus griffini (Seale, 1910)

Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Ostorhinchus griffini
[Hookfin cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus gularis (Fraser & Lachner, 1984)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus gularis
[Gular cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii
[Hartzfeld's cardinalfish]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus hoevenii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Ostorhinchus hoevenii
[Frostfin cardinalfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ostorhinchus holotaenia (Regan, 1905)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ostorhinchus holotaenia
[Copperstriped cardinalfish]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi
[Spot-nape cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ostorhinchus kiensis (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus kiensis
[Rifle cardinal]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus komodoensis
[Komodo cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Ostorhinchus lateralis (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus lateralis
[Humpback cardinal]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus
[Slenderline cardinalfish]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus
[Linespot cardinalfish]

Photo by DAWR, Guam

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus luteus (Randall & Kulbicki, 1998)

Photo by DAWR, Guam
 
Ostorhinchus luteus
[Yellow cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus maculiferus (Garrett, 1864)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus maculiferus
[Spotted cardinalfish]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus margaritophorus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Ostorhinchus margaritophorus
[Red-striped cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus (Fraser & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus
[Blackvent cardinalfish]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Ostorhinchus microspilos
[Microspot cardinalfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Ostorhinchus moluccensis (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus moluccensis
[Moluccan cardinalfish]
346 Species of Family Apogonidae
(Cardinalfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1875 Apogon affinis Bigtooth cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 11 TL
1912 Apogon albomarginatus Western Central Pacific. 10.2 SL
1853 Apogon amboinensis Amboina cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7 SL
1855 Apogon americanus Brazilian flamefish Southwest Atlantic and Ea 10.1 SL
1867 Apogon aterrimus Western Central Pacific
1903 Apogon atradorsatus Blacktip cardinalfish Southeast Pacific 8.9 SL
1898 Apogon atricaudus Plain cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL
1927 Apogon aurolineatus Bridle cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL
1832 Apogon axillaris Axillary-spot cardinalfish Eastern Atlantic 15 TL
1867 Apogon binotatus Barred cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 13 SL
2003 Apogon brevispinis Eastern Central Pacific 6.2 SL
1998 Apogon bryx Offshore cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5.2 SL
1949 Apogon campbelli Western Indian Ocean 3.9 SL
1993 Apogon capricornis Capricorn cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.8 SL
1828 Apogon carinatus Ocellate cardinalfish Western Pacific 15 TL
1973 Apogon catalai Western Central Pacific 5.4 SL
1917 Apogon cathetogramma Western Pacific 12 SL
1988 Apogon caudicinctus Little tailband cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6.4 SL
1986 Apogon chalcius Southeast Pacific 11.6 SL
1990 Apogon cheni Northwest Pacific 13 SL
1838 Apogon coccineus Ruby cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL
1903 Apogon crassiceps Transparent cardinalfish Indo-Pacific. Replaced b 5 TL
1853 Apogon cyanotaenia Western Central Pacific
1929 Apogon dammermani Western Central Pacific
1998 Apogon deetsie Deetsie's cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.1 SL
1995 Apogon dhofar Dhofar cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
2002 Apogon dianthus Western Central Pacific 4.8 SL
1912 Apogon diversus Western Central Pacific 7.8 SL
1901 Apogon doederleini Doederlein's cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL
1906 Apogon doryssa Longspine cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL
1862 Apogon dovii Tailspot cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 7.5 TL
1875 Apogon ellioti Flag-in cardinal-fish Indo-West Pacific 16 TL
1904 Apogon erythrinus Hawaiian ruby cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 4.0 SL
2003 Apogon erythrosoma Western Indian Ocean 3.8 SL
1993 Apogon flavus Brassy cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 9.6 SL
1990 Apogon fukuii Indo-West Pacific 9.3 SL
1977 Apogon gouldi Deepwater cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 6.6 SL
1916 Apogon guadalupensis Guadalupe cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 13 TL
1965 Apogon hungi Western Indian Ocean
1852 Apogon hyalosoma Humpbacked cardinalfish Asia and Oceania 17 TL
1758 Apogon imberbis Cardinal fish Eastern Atlantic and Medi 15 SL
2001 Apogon indicus Indian cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.8 SL
1974 Apogon ishigakiensis Western Pacific 6 TL
1981 Apogon isus Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL
2004 Apogon kautamea Rapanui cardinalfish Southeast Pacific 7.3 NG
1959 Apogon lachneri Whitestar cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL
2001 Apogon lativittatus Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL
1828 Apogon latus Western Indian Ocean
1972 Apogon leptocaulus Slendertail cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6 TL
2006 Apogon leslie Central Pacific 4.9 SL
1988 Apogon limenus Sydney cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 14 TL
1842 Apogon lineatus Indian perch Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1860 Apogon maculatus Flamefish Western Atlantic 11.1 TL
2001 Apogon marquesensis Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL
1930 Apogon melanopterus Western Central Pacific
1977 Apogon mosavi Dwarf cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic
1828 Apogon multitaeniatus Smallscale cardinal Western Indian Ocean 18 TL
1905 Apogon mydrus Western Central Pacific
1908 Apogon natalensis Western Indian Ocean 19 TL
1867 Apogon nigripes Blackfoot cardinal Western Indian Ocean 7 TL
1961 Apogon nitidus Bluespot cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL
1888 Apogon norfolcensis Norfolk cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL
1782 Apogon notatus Spotnape cardinalfish Western Pacific 10 TL
1958 Apogon noumeae Western Central Pacific
1832 Apogon novaeguineae Western Central Pacific 4.2 SL
1995 Apogon omanensis Oman cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 15.5 TL
1999 Apogon oxina Indian Ocean 7.1 SL
1935 Apogon pacificus Pink cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 10 TL
1987 Apogon pallidofasciatus Palestriped cardinalfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7 SL
1968 Apogon phenax Mimic cardinalfish Western Atlantic 7.5 TL
1968 Apogon pillionatus Broadsaddle cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL
1940 Apogon planifrons Pale cardinalfish Western Atlantic 10.5 SL
1828 Apogon poecilopterus Pearly-finned cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 14 SL
2002 Apogon posterofasciatus Rearbar cardinalfish Western Central Pacific. 6 TL
1990 Apogon pselion Western Indian Ocean 4 SL
1932 Apogon pseudomaculatus Twospot cardinalfish Western Atlantic 11 TL
1934 Apogon quadrisquamatus Sawcheek cardinalfish Western Atlantic 7 TL
2000 Apogon quartus Western Indian Ocean
1903 Apogon queketti Spotfin cardinal Western Indian Ocean 8 TL
1908 Apogon quinquestriatus Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL
1918 Apogon radcliffei Western Central Pacific
2003 Apogon regula Western Central Pacific 3.8 SL
2001 Apogon relativus Eastern Central Pacific 7.4 SL
1862 Apogon retrosella Barspot cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
1997 Apogon robbyi Striped cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 3.6 SL
1968 Apogon robinsi Roughlip cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 10.1 SL
1961 Apogon rubellus Western Indian Ocean
2004 Apogon rubrifuscus Flathead cardinalfish Southeast Pacific 13.2 NG
1842 Apogon semilineatus Half-lined cardinal Western Pacific 12 TL
2007 Apogon seminigracaudus Darktail cardinalfish Western Pacific 5 TL
1876 Apogon semiornatus Oblique-banded cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 TL
1880 Apogon septemstriatus Sevenband cardinalfish West Pacific 5.3 SL
2001 Apogon sinus Eastern Central Pacific 8.5 SL
1970 Apogon smithi Smith's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 SL
1905 Apogon spilurus Western Indian Ocean 7.3 SL
1997 Apogon striatodes Indo-West Pacific
1912 Apogon striatus Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL
2001 Apogon susanae Western Pacific 4.0 SL
1942 Apogon tchefouensis Northwest Pacific
1927 Apogon townsendi Belted cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 6.5 SL
1855 Apogon truncatus Flagfin cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL
1883 Apogon unicolor Big red cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL
1995 Apogon unitaeniatus Single-striped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 6 TL
1859 Apogon victoriae Western striped cardinalfish Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL
1918 Apogon wilsoni Western Central Pacific
1916 Apogonichthyoides atripes Bulls-eye cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 9 TL
1909 Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus Many-banded cardinal-fish Indo-West Pacific 19.5 TL
1851 Apogonichthyoides cantoris Western Central Pacific
1889 Apogonichthyoides chrysurus Golden cardinalfish Western Pacific 4 TL
2011 Apogonichthyoides erdmanni Deepreef cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.9 SL
2006 Apogonichthyoides euspilotus Western Pacific 5.9 SL
1908 Apogonichthyoides gardineri Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL
1828 Apogonichthyoides heptastygma Western Indian Ocean 3.3 SL
1908 Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis Western Indian Ocean
1848 Apogonichthyoides melas Black cardinalfish Western Pacific 10 SL
2010 Apogonichthyoides miniatus Eastern Indian Ocean
1883 Apogonichthyoides niger Northwest Pacific 8 TL
1828 Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis Bullseye Indo-West Pacific. Red S 10 TL
1878 Apogonichthyoides opercularis Pearlycheek cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7 SL
1874 Apogonichthyoides pharaonis Western Indian Ocean
1986 Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus Doublebar cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1951 Apogonichthyoides regani Western Indian Ocean 4.8 SL
1914 Apogonichthyoides sialis Twinbar cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL
1828 Apogonichthyoides taeniatus Twobelt cardinal Western Indian Ocean 17 TL
1854 Apogonichthyoides timorensis Timor cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
2010 Apogonichthyoides umbratilis Cryptic cardinalfish East Indian to Western Pa 4.1 SL
1912 Apogonichthyoides uninotatus Onespot cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL
1934 Apogonichthys landoni Western Central Pacific
1913 Apogonichthys ocellatus Ocellated cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL
1854 Apogonichthys perdix Perdix cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL
1859 Archamia bleekeri Gon's cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1856 Archamia buruensis Buru cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL
2003 Archamia flavofasciata Western Indian Ocean 7.8 SL
1849 Archamia fucata Orangelined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1916 Archamia leai Lea's cardinalfish Western Pacific 9 TL
1828 Archamia lineolata Shimmering cardinal Western Indian Ocean 10.3 TL
1828 Archamia macroptera Dusky-tailed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 9.5 TL
1961 Archamia mozambiquensis Mozambique cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL
1995 Archamia pallida Western Indian Ocean 4 TL
1856 Archamia zosterophora Blackbelted cardinalfish Western Pacific 8 TL
1882 Astrapogon alutus Bronze cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL
1867 Astrapogon puncticulatus Blackfin cardinalfish Western Atlantic 8 SL
1867 Astrapogon stellatus Conchfish Western Central Atlantic 8 SL
1988 Cercamia cladara Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 SL
1987 Cercamia eremia Glassy cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 TL
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
1877 Coranthus polyacanthus Indo-West Pacific. 22 TL
1976 Foa albimaculosa Cream-spotted cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1903 Foa brachygramma Weed cardinalfish Central Pacific 6.4 SL
1905 Foa fo Weedy cardinalfish Indian Ocean 3.5 SL
1912 Foa hyalina Hyaline cardinalfish Western Pacific. 4.7 SL
2011 Foa leisi Central Pacific 3.8 SL
1931 Foa madagascariensis Indo-Pacific.
2011 Foa nivosa Western Pacific 2.9 SL
1831 Fowleria aurita Crosseyed cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 TL
1993 Fowleria flammea Western Pacific 3.1 SL
1906 Fowleria isostigma Dotted cardinalfish Indo-Pacific. 7 SL
1877 Fowleria marmorata Marbled cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL
1838 Fowleria punctulata Spotcheek cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 SL
1906 Fowleria vaiulae Mottled cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 5 TL
1832 Fowleria variegata Variegated cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL
1935 Glossamia abo Asia
1842 Glossamia aprion Mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 18 SL
2011 Glossamia arguni Asia 10.2 SL
1907 Glossamia beauforti Beaufort's mouth almighty Asia 16 SL
1929 Glossamia gjellerupi Gjellerup's mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 16 SL
1929 Glossamia heurni Asia
1978 Glossamia narindica Slender mouth almighty Oceania 12.5 SL
1907 Glossamia sandei Sande's mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 19 SL
2000 Glossamia timika Timika Mouth Almighty Oceania 9.5 SL
1913 Glossamia trifasciata Three-barred mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 10 SL
1907 Glossamia wichmanni Wichmann's mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 18 SL
1954 Gymnapogon africanus Crystal cardinal Western Indian Ocean 5 TL
1936 Gymnapogon annona Naked cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 5 TL
1915 Gymnapogon foraminosus Northwest Pacific
1905 Gymnapogon japonicus Western Pacific 5 TL
2002 Gymnapogon melanogaster Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL
1939 Gymnapogon philippinus Philippine cardinalfish Pacific Ocean 5 SL
1953 Gymnapogon urospilotus B-spot cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 2.7 SL
1938 Gymnapogon vanderbilti Vanderbilt's cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 1.9 SL
1888 Holapogon maximus Titan cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1909 Jaydia argyrogaster Silvermouth siphonfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL
1911 Jaydia melanopus Monster cardinal-fish Western Pacific 11 TL
1998 Jaydia photogaster Silverbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 6 TL
1991 Lachneratus phasmaticus Phantom cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 7.4 SL
1852 Lepidamia kalosoma Pinstripe cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL
2006 Neamia articycla Circular cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL
2001 Neamia notula Gillspot cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 4.5 TL
1912 Neamia octospina Eightspine cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7 TL
2010 Neamia xenica Western Central Pacific
1829 Nectamia annularis Ringtail cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 7 SL
1854 Nectamia bandanensis Bigeye cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1825 Nectamia fusca Ghost cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11.2 TL
2008 Nectamia ignitops Fire-eye cardinalfish Western Pacific 7.9 SL
2008 Nectamia luxuria Multi-barred cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.7 SL
1872 Nectamia savayensis Samoan cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 SL
2008 Nectamia similis Similar cardinalfish Western Pacific 6.3 SL
2008 Nectamia viria Bracelet cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1999 Nectamia zebrinus Western Indian Ocean 7.4 SL
1911 Ostorhinchus angustatus Broadstriped cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL
2012 Ostorhinchus aphanes Western Pacific 4.5 SL
1856 Ostorhinchus apogonoides Short-tooth cardinal Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1853 Ostorhinchus aroubiensis Western Central Pacific.
1912 Ostorhinchus atrogaster Blackbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.9 SL
1802 Ostorhinchus aureus Ring-tailed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 14.5 TL
1907 Ostorhinchus cavitensis Whiteline cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL
1854 Ostorhinchus chrysopomus Spotted-gill cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1851 Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia Yellowlined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL
2002 Ostorhinchus cladophilos Shelter cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL
1911 Ostorhinchus compressus Ochre-striped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
1881 Ostorhinchus cookii Cook's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1853 Ostorhinchus cyanosoma Yellowstriped cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL
1976 Ostorhinchus dispar Redspot cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 SL
1852 Ostorhinchus endekataenia Candystripe cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL
1790 Ostorhinchus fasciatus Broadbanded cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10.3 TL
1961 Ostorhinchus flagelliferus Coachwhip cardinal Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
1802 Ostorhinchus fleurieu Cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12.5 SL
1994 Ostorhinchus franssedai Frans' cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL
1910 Ostorhinchus griffini Hookfin cardinalfish Western Pacific 13.5 SL
1984 Ostorhinchus gularis Gular cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 6.6 TL
1852 Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii Hartzfeld's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1854 Ostorhinchus hoevenii Frostfin cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 6 TL
1905 Ostorhinchus holotaenia Copperstriped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL
1907 Ostorhinchus jenkinsi Spot-nape cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8.7 SL
1901 Ostorhinchus kiensis Rifle cardinal Northwest Pacific 8 TL
1998 Ostorhinchus komodoensis Komodo cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 SL
1832 Ostorhinchus lateralis Humpback cardinal Indo-Pacific 11 TL
2001 Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus Slenderline cardinalfish Western Pacific 5 SL
2002 Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus Linespot cardinalfish Indian Ocean 6.5 TL
1998 Ostorhinchus luteus Yellow cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 4.4 SL
1864 Ostorhinchus maculiferus Spotted cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 14 TL
1855 Ostorhinchus margaritophorus Red-striped cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
1976 Ostorhinchus melanoproctus Blackvent cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 4 SL
2002 Ostorhinchus microspilos Microspot cardinalfish Indian Ocean 7 TL
1832 Ostorhinchus moluccensis Moluccan cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 TL



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