Apogon angustatus   (Smith & Radcliffe,  1911) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Apogonidae

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Description
Whitish with 5 horizontal stripes (brassy to dark brown in color); dark spot at base of middle caudal fin rays; fin rays light red.


Synonym (s)
Amia angustata Smith & Radcliffe, 1911
Apogon angustata (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)
(Misspelling)
Ostorhinchus angustatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)
Ostorhynchus angustatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)

Common Name (s)
• Striped Cardinalfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated
Prey:  Polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates at night

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, Neil Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-08-12

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