Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Nectamia  
  Nectamia bandanensis  (Bleeker, 1854) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Apogon bandanensisApogon batjanensisOstorhinchus bandanensis  details
Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea.. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p.
Myers, R. F. (1991) Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body silvery with saddle or bar across the caudal peduncle and a wedge-shaped bar below the eye. Leading edge of ventral fin clearly pale-blue. 
Habitat: Occurs in outer reef slopes generally at depths below 30 m. Nocturnal species. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Moluccas and Philippines to Samoa, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to southern Great Barrier Reef; Mariana and Caroline Islands in Micronesia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381317
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