Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Pristicon  
  Pristicon trimaculatus  (Cuvier, 1828) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Amia koilomatodonApogon koilomatodon  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. 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.
4. Randall, J. E. (2005) Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. i-xii + 1-707.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Adults dusky; juveniles have intense dark markings on a light background. Body with two vertical stripes; a pair of uroneurals present; no canine-like teeth; preopercular ridge strongly serrated; supramaxilla absent; caudal fin forked. 
Habitat: Inhabits inshore coral reefs. Nocturnal species. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to Western Australia and the southern Great Barrier Reef, east to Samoa and the Marshall Islands. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381357
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