Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Apogonichthys  
  Apogonichthys perdix  Bleeker, 1854 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Apogon perdixApogonichthys waikikiMionurus waikiki  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 (1986)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 13-14. Body brown with irregular dark spots and streaks; dark radial bars around eye; a significant small white spot centrally at base of caudal fin; posterior margin of preopercle smooth; no black ocellus on 1st dorsal fin; 1st dorsal spine minute; caudal fin rounded. 
Habitat: Nocturnal species. Occurs inshore. Found among rubble of reef flats and 'dead' reefs Secretive. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to Inhambane and east to the Hawaiian Islands and Rapa, north to southern Japan; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381361
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