Apogonichthyoides cathetogramma (Tanaka, 1917)
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes), subfamily: Apogoninae
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Kanagawa Prefecture southward to Ryukyu Islands, East China Sea and the Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Gill rakers 1 + 1 + 7.
Biology:  Found in sandy-muddy bottoms around rocky reefs (Ref. 41299).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 27.08.02
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 11.03.15

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