Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Jaydia  
  Jaydia lineatus  Temminck & Schlegel, 1842 
Provider: TaiCoL 
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Synonyms:Apogonichthys lineatusCheliodipterus lineatus  details
Citation:
1.臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
2. 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
3. Fraser, T. H. and E. A. Lachner (1988)A revision of the cardinalfish suenera Pristiapogon and Zoramia (genus Apogon) of the Indo-Pacific region (Teleostei: Apogonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 412: i-iii + 1-47
4. Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma and M. Nishida 2014 (1 Aug.) Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa 3846 (no. 2): 151-203.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14-15. Number and width of these bands varies with habitat. Body with aboout 12 vertical bands; three predorsalss; a pair of uroneurals present; supramaxilla and canine-like teeth absent; caudal fin subtruncated. 
Habitat: Abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms from coastal inlets to deeper waters. Breeding season is from July to September. Males brood eggs in the mouth. Made into fish paste. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Funka Bay of Hokkaido to the South China Sea and farther south. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381339
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