Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Taeniamia  
  Taeniamia fucata  (Cantor, 1849) 
Provider: TaiBNET 
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Synonyms:Apogon fucatusApogon kagoshimanusApogon macropteroidesApogon sansibaricusArchamia dispilusArchamia fuctataArchamia iridaArchamia lineolata  details
Citation:
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Fishbase(2006)
Shao, K. T., and J. P. Chen (1986) The New Records of Cardinalfishes from Taiwan, with a Synopsis of the Family Apogonidae. Journ. Taiwan Museum, 39(2):61-104
Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the
Character: Dorsal-fin rays VII+I, 8; anal-fin rays II, 15-17; pectoral-fin rays14. Variable species in relation to habitat. Vertical orange lines on sides; oblique brown bar below eye; large black spot at base of caudal fin. The spot is usually large and round in adults and maybe absent during spawning time. Yellow snout with blue lines. 
Habitat: Found in sheltered bays and lagoon patch reefs, typically forming dense aggregations at the entrance of caves and among branching corals. Nocturnal species. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and east coast of Africa, eastward to the Marshall Islands, Samoa and Tonga; north to Ryukyu Islands; south to northern Australia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381365
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