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Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, R. Z. P.
 
Apogon americanus
[Brazilian flamefish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Apogon atricaudus
[Plain cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Apogon aurolineatus
[Bridle cardinalfish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Apogon binotatus
[Barred cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Apogon campbelli
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon caudicinctus
[Little tailband cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Apogon ceramensis
[Mangrove cardinalfish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon crassiceps
[Transparent cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific

Apogon dammermani Weber & de Beaufort, 1929

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Apogon dammermani
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Apogon dhofar
[Dhofar cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Apogon dianthus
[]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Apogon erythrosoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Apogon gouldi
[Deepwater cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Apogon guadalupensis
[Guadalupe cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Apogon imberbis
[Cardinal fish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Apogon indicus Greenfield, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon indicus
[Indian cardinalfish]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm NG
Apogon kautamea Greenfield & Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon kautamea
[Rapanui cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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


 
Apogon latus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Apogon leptocaulus
[Slendertail cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon maculatus
[Flamefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Apogon marquesensis
[]



Western Central Atlantic

Apogon mosavi Dale, 1977

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Apogon mosavi
[Dwarf cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Apogon phenax
[Mimic cardinalfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Apogon pillionatus Böhlke & Randall, 1968

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Apogon pillionatus
[Broadsaddle cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon quadrisquamatus
[Sawcheek cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

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


 
Apogon rubellus
[]



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

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



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Apogon seminigracaudus Greenfield, 2007

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogon seminigracaudus
[Darktail cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogon semiornatus
[Oblique-banded cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Apogon susanae
[]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogon talboti Smith, 1961

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogon talboti
[Flame cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Apogon townsendi
[Belted cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Apogon tricinctus (Allen & Erdmann, 2012)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogon tricinctus
[Threeband cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Apogon unicolor
[Big red cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Apogon unitaeniatus
[Single-striped cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Apogonichthyoides atripes
[Bulls-eye cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus
[Many-banded cardinal-fish]
No picture found


 
Apogonichthyoides cantoris
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides chrysurus
[Golden cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni Fraser & Allen, 2011

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni
[Deepreef cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides euspilotus
[]



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

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



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

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

Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis
[Specklehead cardinalfish]



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

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


 
Apogonichthyoides miniatus
[]



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

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



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

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



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

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



Western Indian Ocean

Apogonichthyoides pharaonis (Bellotti, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apogonichthyoides pharaonis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus
[Doublebar cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Apogonichthyoides regani
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Apogonichthyoides sialis (Jordan & Thompson, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides sialis
[Twinbar cardinalfish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apogonichthyoides timorensis
[Timor cardinalfish]



East Indian to Western Pa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis Fraser & Allen, 2010

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis
[Cryptic cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apogonichthyoides uninotatus
[Onespot cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Apogonichthys landoni
[]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Archamia bleekeri
[Gon's cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Astrapogon alutus
[Bronze cardinalfish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Astrapogon stellatus
[Conchfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cercamia cladara
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cercamia eremia
[Glassy cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Cercamia melanogaster Allen, Erdmann & Mahardini, 2015

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Cercamia melanogaster
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Cheilodipterus alleni Gon, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus alleni
[Allen's cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Cheilodipterus arabicus (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus arabicus
[Tiger cardinal]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL
Cheilodipterus artus Smith, 1961

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus artus
[Wolf cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Cheilodipterus intermedius Gon, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus intermedius
[Intermediate cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cheilodipterus isostigmus (Schultz, 1940)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Cheilodipterus isostigmus
[Dog-toothed cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Cheilodipterus lachneri Klausewitz, 1959

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus lachneri
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Cheilodipterus macrodon (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Wuertz, S.
 
Cheilodipterus macrodon
[Large toothed cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cheilodipterus novemstriatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Cheilodipterus novemstriatus
[Indian Ocean twospot cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Cheilodipterus octovittatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Cheilodipterus parazonatus Gon, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus parazonatus
[Mimic cardinal]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Cheilodipterus persicus Gon, 1993

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Cheilodipterus persicus
[Persian cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Cheilodipterus pygmaios Gon, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus pygmaios
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus
[Five-lined cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Cheilodipterus singapurensis Bleeker, 1860

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilodipterus singapurensis
[Truncate cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Cheilodipterus subulatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cheilodipterus zonatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cheilodipterus zonatus
[Yellowbelly cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Fibramia amboinensis (Bleeker, 1853)

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fibramia lateralis
[Humpback cardinal]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Fibramia thermalis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Fibramia thermalis
[Half-barred cardinal]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Foa albimaculosa
[Cream-spotted cardinalfish]



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

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



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Foa fo Jordan & Seale, 1905

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Foa fo
[Weedy cardinalfish]



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Foa hyalina (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Foa hyalina
[Hyaline cardinalfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Foa leisi Fraser & Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Foa leisi
[]
No picture found


 
Foa madagascariensis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Foa nivosa Fraser & Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Foa nivosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Foa yamba
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Fowleria flammea
[]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Fowleria isostigma (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Fowleria isostigma
[Dotted cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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


 
Glossamia abo
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Glossamia aprion
[Mouth almighty]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Glossamia arguni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Glossamia beauforti
[Beaufort's mouth almighty]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

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


 
Glossamia heurni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Glossamia narindica
[Slender mouth almighty]
No picture found

Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Glossamia sandei
[Sande's mouth almighty]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Glossamia timika
[Timika Mouth Almighty]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Glossamia trifasciata
[Three-barred mouth almighty]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Glossamia wichmanni
[Wichmann's mouth almighty]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Gymnapogon africanus
[Crystal cardinal]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Gymnapogon annona
[Naked cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Gymnapogon foraminosus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gymnapogon japonicus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Gymnapogon melanogaster Gon & Golani, 2002

Photo by Photo by Golani, D.
 
Gymnapogon melanogaster
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Gymnapogon urospilotus
[B-spot cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Gymnapogon vanderbilti
[Vanderbilt's cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Holapogon maximus
[Titan cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Jaydia albomarginatus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Jaydia argyrogaster (Weber, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Jaydia argyrogaster
[Silvermouth siphonfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Jaydia carinatus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia carinatus
[Ocellate cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Jaydia catalai (Fourmanoir, 1973)

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



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Jaydia ellioti (Day, 1875)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia ellioti
[Flag-in cardinal-fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Jaydia erythrophthalma
[]
No picture found


 
Jaydia hungi
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Jaydia lineata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Jaydia lineata
[Indian perch]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia melanopus
[Monster cardinal-fish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Jaydia novaeguineae (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Jaydia novaeguineae
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Jaydia photogaster (Gon & Allen, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Jaydia photogaster
[Silverbelly cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Jaydia poeciloptera (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Jaydia poeciloptera
[Pearly-finned cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Jaydia quartus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.3 cm TL
Jaydia queketti (Gilchrist, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Muddula Krishna, N. & V. Govinda Rao
 
Jaydia queketti
[Spotfin cardinal]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Jaydia smithi Kotthaus, 1970

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Jaydia smithi
[Smith's cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Jaydia striata
[]
No picture found


 
Jaydia striatodes
[]
No picture found


 
Jaydia tchefouensis
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Jaydia truncata (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Jaydia truncata
[Flagfin cardinalfish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lepidamia kalosoma
[Pinstripe cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidamia multitaeniata (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepidamia multitaeniata
[Smallscale cardinal]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Lepidamia natalensis (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

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



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Lepidamia omanensis (Gon & Mee, 1995)

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



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Neamia articycla Fraser & Allen, 2006

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Neamia articycla
[Circular cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Neamia notula Fraser & Allen, 2001

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Neamia notula
[Gillspot cardinalfish]



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

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


 
Neamia xenica
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Nectamia bandanensis
[Bigeye cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nectamia fusca
[Ghost cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Nectamia ignitops Fraser, 2008

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nectamia ignitops
[Fire-eye cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Nectamia similis
[Similar cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Nectamia viria Fraser, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Nectamia viria
[Bracelet cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Nectamia zebrinus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus angustatus
[Broadstriped cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus aphanes Fraser, 2012

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ostorhinchus aphanes
[]



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

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


 
Ostorhinchus aroubiensis
[]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus aterrimus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus atrogaster
[Blackbelly cardinalfish]



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

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



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Ostorhinchus brevispinis (Fraser & Randall, 2003)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus brevispinis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Ostorhinchus bryx (Fraser, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus bryx
[Offshore cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Ostorhinchus capricornis (Allen & Randall, 1993)

Photo by Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Ostorhinchus capricornis
[Capricorn cardinalfish]



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

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



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Ostorhinchus chalcius (Fraser & Randall, 1986)

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



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Ostorhinchus cheni (Hayashi, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Ostorhinchus cheni
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia
[Yellowlined cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ostorhinchus cladophilos
[Shelter cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma
[Yellowstriped cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus cyanotaenia
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ostorhinchus dispar
[Redspot cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus diversus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus doederleini (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

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



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

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



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus fasciatus (White, 1790)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Ostorhinchus fasciatus
[Broadbanded cardinalfish]



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

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



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Ostorhinchus flavus (Allen & Randall, 1993)

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



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

Photo by Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Ostorhinchus fleurieu
[Flower cardinalfish]



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

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



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Ostorhinchus fukuii (Hayashi, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus fukuii
[]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus ishigakiensis (Ida & Moyer, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ostorhinchus ishigakiensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi
[Spot-nape cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus kiensis
[Rifle cardinal]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ostorhinchus komodoensis (Allen, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus komodoensis
[Komodo cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus (Allen, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus
[Slenderline cardinalfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Ostorhinchus leslie Schultz & Randall, 2006

Photo by Photo by Stender, K.
 
Ostorhinchus leslie
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus limenus (Randall & Hoese, 1988)

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



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus (Allen & Randall, 2002)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus
[Linespot cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by DAWR, Guam
 
Ostorhinchus luteus
[Yellow cardinalfish]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus
[Blackvent cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus melanopterus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ostorhinchus microspilos (Allen & Randall, 2002)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus microspilos
[Microspot cardinalfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus moluccensis
[Moluccan cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Ostorhinchus monospilus (Fraser, Randall & Allen, 2002)

Photo by Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Ostorhinchus monospilus
[Moluccen cardinal]



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus multilineatus (Bleeker, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus multilineatus
[Many-lined cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus mydrus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Ostorhinchus nanus (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus nanus
[Tiny cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Ostorhinchus neotes (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus neotes
[Mini cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ostorhinchus nigripes (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Goebbels, D.
 
Ostorhinchus nigripes
[Blackfoot cardinal]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Ostorhinchus nigrocincta (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Ostorhinchus nigrocincta
[Blackbelt cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus (Lachner, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus
[Blackstripe cardinalfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ostorhinchus norfolcensis (Ogilby, 1888)

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus notatus
[Spotnape cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus noumeae
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus
[Sevenstriped cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus
[Tail-eye cardinalfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Ostorhinchus oxina (Fraser, 1999)

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



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus (Allen, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus
[Sharpline cardinalfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ostorhinchus pallidofasciatus (Allen, 1987)

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



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Ostorhinchus parvulus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus parvulus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus pleuron (Fraser, 2005)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Ostorhinchus pleuron
[Rib-bar cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus properuptus (Whitley, 1964)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus properuptus
[Southern orange-lined cardinal fish]



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

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Ostorhinchus pselion
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus quinquestriatus
[]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus radcliffei
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amioides polyacanthus Indo-Pacific. 22 TL 1877
Apogon americanus Brazilian flamefish Southwest Atlantic and Ea 10.1 SL 1855
Apogon atradorsatus Blacktip cardinalfish Southeast Pacific 8.9 SL 1903
Apogon atricaudus Plain cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1898
Apogon aurolineatus Bridle cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL 1927
Apogon axillaris Axillary-spot cardinalfish Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1832
Apogon binotatus Barred cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 13 SL 1867
Apogon campbelli Western Indian Ocean 3.9 SL 1949
Apogon caudicinctus Little tailband cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6.4 SL 1988
Apogon ceramensis Mangrove cardinalfish Western Pacific 8 TL 1852
Apogon coccineus Ruby cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL 1838
Apogon crassiceps Transparent cardinalfish Indo-Pacific. Replaced b 5 TL 1903
Apogon dammermani Western Central Pacific 1929
Apogon deetsie Deetsie's cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.1 SL 1998
Apogon dhofar Dhofar cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1995
Apogon dianthus Western Central Pacific 4.8 SL 2002
Apogon doryssa Longspine cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1906
Apogon dovii Tailspot cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 7.5 TL 1862
Apogon erythrinus Hawaiian ruby cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 4.0 SL 1904
Apogon erythrosoma Western Indian Ocean 3.8 SL 2003
Apogon gouldi Deepwater cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 6.6 SL 1977
Apogon guadalupensis Guadalupe cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 13 TL 1916
Apogon imberbis Cardinal fish Eastern Atlantic and Medi 15 SL 1758
Apogon indicus Indian cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.8 SL 2001
Apogon kautamea Rapanui cardinalfish Southeast Pacific 7.3 NG 2004
Apogon lachneri Whitestar cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL 1959
Apogon lativittatus Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2001
Apogon latus Western Indian Ocean 1828
Apogon leptocaulus Slendertail cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6 TL 1972
Apogon maculatus Flamefish Western Atlantic 11.1 TL 1860
Apogon marquesensis Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL 2001
Apogon mosavi Dwarf cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 1977
Apogon nitidus Bluespot cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1961
Apogon pacificus Pink cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 10 TL 1935
Apogon phenax Mimic cardinalfish Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1968
Apogon pillionatus Broadsaddle cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL 1968
Apogon planifrons Pale cardinalfish Western Atlantic 10.5 SL 1940
Apogon posterofasciatus Rearbar cardinalfish Western Central Pacific. 6 TL 2002
Apogon pseudomaculatus Twospot cardinalfish Western Atlantic 11 TL 1932
Apogon quadrisquamatus Sawcheek cardinalfish Western Atlantic 7 TL 1934
Apogon retrosella Barspot cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL 1862
Apogon robbyi Striped cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 3.6 SL 1997
Apogon robinsi Roughlip cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 10.1 SL 1968
Apogon rubellus Western Indian Ocean 1961
Apogon rubrifuscus Flathead cardinalfish Southeast Pacific 13.2 NG 2004
Apogon seminigracaudus Darktail cardinalfish Western Pacific 5 TL 2007
Apogon semiornatus Oblique-banded cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 TL 1876
Apogon susanae Western Pacific 4.0 SL 2001
Apogon talboti Flame cardinalfish Indo-Pacific. 14 TL 1961
Apogon townsendi Belted cardinalfish Western Central Atlantic 6.5 SL 1927
Apogon tricinctus Threeband cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.7 SL 2012
Apogon unicolor Big red cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1883
Apogon unitaeniatus Single-striped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 6 TL 1995
Apogonichthyoides atripes Bulls-eye cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 9 TL 1916
Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus Many-banded cardinal-fish Indo-West Pacific 19.5 TL 1909
Apogonichthyoides cantoris Western Central Pacific 1851
Apogonichthyoides cathetogramma Western Pacific 12 SL 1917
Apogonichthyoides chrysurus Golden cardinalfish Western Pacific 4 TL 1889
Apogonichthyoides erdmanni Deepreef cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.9 SL 2011
Apogonichthyoides euspilotus Western Pacific 5.9 SL 2006
Apogonichthyoides gardineri Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL 1908
Apogonichthyoides heptastygma Western Indian Ocean 3.3 SL 1828
Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis Specklehead cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 4.0 SL 1908
Apogonichthyoides melas Black cardinalfish Western Pacific 10 SL 1848
Apogonichthyoides miniatus Eastern Indian Ocean 2010
Apogonichthyoides niger Northwest Pacific 8 TL 1883
Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis Bullseye Indo-West Pacific. Red S 10 TL 1828
Apogonichthyoides opercularis Pearlycheek cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7 SL 1878
Apogonichthyoides pharaonis Western Indian Ocean 1874
Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus Doublebar cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1986
Apogonichthyoides regani Western Indian Ocean 4.8 SL 1951
Apogonichthyoides sialis Twinbar cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1914
Apogonichthyoides taeniatus Twobelt cardinal Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1828
Apogonichthyoides timorensis Timor cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1854
Apogonichthyoides umbratilis Cryptic cardinalfish East Indian to Western Pa 4.1 SL 2010
Apogonichthyoides uninotatus Onespot cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL 1912
Apogonichthys landoni Western Central Pacific 1934
Apogonichthys ocellatus Ocellated cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL 1913
Apogonichthys perdix Perdix cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL 1854
Archamia bleekeri Gon's cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1859
Astrapogon alutus Bronze cardinalfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL 1882
Astrapogon puncticulatus Blackfin cardinalfish Western Atlantic 8 SL 1867
Astrapogon stellatus Conchfish Western Central Atlantic 8 SL 1867
Cercamia cladara Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 SL 1988
Cercamia eremia Glassy cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 TL 1987
Cercamia melanogaster Western Pacific 2.8 SL 2015
Cheilodipterus alleni Allen's cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 10.4 SL 1993
Cheilodipterus arabicus Tiger cardinal Western Indian Ocean 18 SL 1789
Cheilodipterus artus Wolf cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 18.7 SL 1961
Cheilodipterus intermedius Intermediate cardinalfish Western Pacific 20 SL 1993
Cheilodipterus isostigmus Dog-toothed cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1940
Cheilodipterus lachneri Western Indian Ocean 12 SL 1959
Cheilodipterus macrodon Large toothed cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 25 TL 1802
Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1912
Cheilodipterus novemstriatus Indian Ocean twospot cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 8 TL 1838
Cheilodipterus octovittatus Western Indian Ocean 1828
Cheilodipterus parazonatus Mimic cardinal Western Pacific 6.1 SL 1993
Cheilodipterus persicus Persian cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1993
Cheilodipterus pygmaios Western Indian Ocean 5 SL 1993
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Five-lined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1828
Cheilodipterus singapurensis Truncate cardinalfish Western Pacific 18 SL 1860
Cheilodipterus subulatus Western Pacific 1909
Cheilodipterus zonatus Yellowbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 8 TL 1912
Fibramia amboinensis Amboina cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7 SL 1853
Fibramia lateralis Humpback cardinal Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1832
Fibramia thermalis Half-barred cardinal Indo-Pacific 8.5 TL 1829
Foa albimaculosa Cream-spotted cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1976
Foa brachygramma Weed cardinalfish Central Pacific 6.4 SL 1903
Foa fo Weedy cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.5 SL 1905
Foa hyalina Hyaline cardinalfish Western Pacific. 4.7 SL 1912
Foa leisi Central Pacific 3.8 SL 2011
Foa madagascariensis Indo-Pacific. 1931
Foa nivosa Western Pacific 2.9 SL 2011
Foa yamba Southwest Pacific 5.0 SL 2014
Fowleria aurita Crosseyed cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 TL 1831
Fowleria flammea Western Pacific 3.1 SL 1993
Fowleria isostigma Dotted cardinalfish Indo-Pacific. 7 SL 1906
Fowleria marmorata Marbled cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1877
Fowleria punctulata Spotcheek cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 SL 1838
Fowleria vaiulae Mottled cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 5 TL 1906
Fowleria variegata Variegated cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL 1832
Glossamia abo Asia 1935
Glossamia aprion Mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 18 SL 1842
Glossamia arguni Asia 10.2 SL 2011
Glossamia beauforti Beaufort's mouth almighty Asia 16 SL 1907
Glossamia gjellerupi Gjellerup's mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 16 SL 1929
Glossamia heurni Asia 1929
Glossamia narindica Slender mouth almighty Oceania 12.5 SL 1978
Glossamia sandei Sande's mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 19 SL 1907
Glossamia timika Timika Mouth Almighty Oceania 9.5 SL 2000
Glossamia trifasciata Three-barred mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 10 SL 1913
Glossamia wichmanni Wichmann's mouth almighty Asia and Oceania 18 SL 1907
Gymnapogon africanus Crystal cardinal Western Indian Ocean 5 TL 1954
Gymnapogon annona Naked cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 5 TL 1936
Gymnapogon foraminosus Northwest Pacific 1915
Gymnapogon japonicus Western Pacific 5 TL 1905
Gymnapogon melanogaster Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL 2002
Gymnapogon philippinus Philippine cardinalfish Pacific Ocean 5 SL 1939
Gymnapogon urospilotus B-spot cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 2.7 SL 1953
Gymnapogon vanderbilti Vanderbilt's cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 1.9 SL 1938
Holapogon maximus Titan cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1888
Jaydia albomarginatus Western Central Pacific. 10.2 SL 1912
Jaydia argyrogaster Silvermouth siphonfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL 1909
Jaydia carinatus Ocellate cardinalfish Western Pacific 15 TL 1828
Jaydia catalai Western Central Pacific 5.4 SL 1973
Jaydia ellioti Flag-in cardinal-fish Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1875
Jaydia erythrophthalma Western Pacific 5.9 SL 2015
Jaydia hungi Western Indian Ocean 1965
Jaydia lineata Indian perch Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1842
Jaydia melanopus Monster cardinal-fish Western Pacific 11 TL 1911
Jaydia novaeguineae Indo-Pacific 8.9 SL 1832
Jaydia photogaster Silverbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 6 TL 1998
Jaydia poeciloptera Pearly-finned cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 14 SL 1828
Jaydia quartus Western Indian Ocean 2000
Jaydia queketti Spotfin cardinal Western Indian Ocean 12.3 TL 1903
Jaydia smithi Smith's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1970
Jaydia striata Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL 1912
Jaydia striatodes Indo-West Pacific 1997
Jaydia tchefouensis Northwest Pacific 1942
Jaydia truncata Flagfin cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1855
Lachneratus phasmaticus Phantom cardinalfish Eastern Pacific 7.4 SL 1991
Lepidamia kalosoma Pinstripe cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1852
Lepidamia multitaeniata Smallscale cardinal Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1828
Lepidamia natalensis Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1908
Lepidamia omanensis Oman cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 15.5 TL 1995
Neamia articycla Circular cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 2006
Neamia notula Gillspot cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 4.5 TL 2001
Neamia octospina Eightspine cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1912
Neamia xenica Western Central Pacific 2010
Nectamia annularis Ringtail cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 7 SL 1829
Nectamia bandanensis Bigeye cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1854
Nectamia fusca Ghost cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11.2 TL 1825
Nectamia ignitops Fire-eye cardinalfish Western Pacific 7.9 SL 2008
Nectamia luxuria Multi-barred cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.7 SL 2008
Nectamia savayensis Samoan cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1872
Nectamia similis Similar cardinalfish Western Pacific 6.3 SL 2008
Nectamia viria Bracelet cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL 2008
Nectamia zebrinus Western Indian Ocean 7.4 SL 1999
Ostorhinchus angustatus Broadstriped cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1911
Ostorhinchus aphanes Western Pacific 4.5 SL 2012
Ostorhinchus apogonoides Short-tooth cardinal Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1856
Ostorhinchus aroubiensis Western Central Pacific. 1853
Ostorhinchus aterrimus Western Central Pacific 1867
Ostorhinchus atrogaster Blackbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.9 SL 1912
Ostorhinchus aureus Ring-tailed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 14.5 TL 1802
Ostorhinchus brevispinis Eastern Central Pacific 6.2 SL 2003
Ostorhinchus bryx Offshore cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5.2 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus capricornis Capricorn cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.8 SL 1993
Ostorhinchus cavitensis Whiteline cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1907
Ostorhinchus chalcius Southeast Pacific 11.6 SL 1986
Ostorhinchus cheni Northwest Pacific 13 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus chrysopomus Spotted-gill cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1854
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia Yellowlined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1851
Ostorhinchus cladophilos Shelter cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL 2002
Ostorhinchus compressus Ochre-striped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1911
Ostorhinchus cookii Cook's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1881
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma Yellowstriped cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1853
Ostorhinchus cyanotaenia Western Central Pacific 1853
Ostorhinchus dispar Redspot cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1976
Ostorhinchus diversus Western Central Pacific 7.8 SL 1912
Ostorhinchus doederleini Doederlein's cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1901
Ostorhinchus endekataenia Candystripe cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1852
Ostorhinchus fasciatus Broadbanded cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12.6 TL 1790
Ostorhinchus flagelliferus Coachwhip cardinal Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1961
Ostorhinchus flavus Brassy cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 9.6 SL 1993
Ostorhinchus fleurieu Flower cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12.5 SL 1802
Ostorhinchus franssedai Frans' cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus fukuii Indo-West Pacific 9.3 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus griffini Hookfin cardinalfish Western Pacific 13.5 SL 1910
Ostorhinchus gularis Gular cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 6.6 TL 1984
Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii Hartzfeld's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1852
Ostorhinchus hoevenii Frostfin cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 6 TL 1854
Ostorhinchus holotaenia Copperstriped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL 1905
Ostorhinchus ishigakiensis Western Pacific 6 TL 1974
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi Spot-nape cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8.7 SL 1907
Ostorhinchus kiensis Rifle cardinal Northwest Pacific 8 TL 1901
Ostorhinchus komodoensis Komodo cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus Slenderline cardinalfish Western Pacific 5 SL 2001
Ostorhinchus leslie Central Pacific 4.9 SL 2006
Ostorhinchus limenus Sydney cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 14 TL 1988
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus Linespot cardinalfish Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 2002
Ostorhinchus luteus Yellow cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 4.4 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus maculiferus Spotted cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 14 TL 1864
Ostorhinchus margaritophorus Red-striped cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1855
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus Blackvent cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 4 SL 1976
Ostorhinchus melanopterus Western Central Pacific 1930
Ostorhinchus microspilos Microspot cardinalfish Indian Ocean 7 TL 2002
Ostorhinchus moluccensis Moluccan cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 TL 1832
Ostorhinchus monospilus Moluccen cardinal Indo-Pacific 7.8 SL 2002
Ostorhinchus multilineatus Many-lined cardinalfish Western Pacific. 10 TL 1874
Ostorhinchus mydrus Western Central Pacific 1905
Ostorhinchus nanus Tiny cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus neotes Mini cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 2.7 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus nigripes Blackfoot cardinal Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 1867
Ostorhinchus nigrocincta Blackbelt cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific. 9.1 SL 1912
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus Blackstripe cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1953
Ostorhinchus norfolcensis Norfolk cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1888
Ostorhinchus notatus Spotnape cardinalfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1782
Ostorhinchus noumeae Western Central Pacific 1958
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus Sevenstriped cardinalfish Pacific Ocean 10 TL 1828
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus Tail-eye cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus oxina Indian Ocean 7.1 SL 1999
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus Sharpline cardinalfish Western Pacific 3.9 SL 2001
Ostorhinchus pallidofasciatus Palestriped cardinalfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7 SL 1987
Ostorhinchus parvulus Western Pacific. 4 TL 1912
Ostorhinchus pleuron Rib-bar cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10.4 SL 2005
Ostorhinchus properuptus Southern orange-lined cardinal fish Indo-Pacific. 6 TL 1964
Ostorhinchus pselion Western Indian Ocean 4 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus quinquestriatus Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL 1908
Ostorhinchus radcliffei Western Central Pacific 1918



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