Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Rhabdamia  
  Rhabdamia gracilis  (Bleeker, 1856) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Apogon gracilisApogonichthys gracilisRhabadamia gracilis  details
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
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 VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays II,12-13; pectoral-fin rays 12-14. Body when alive generally transparent occasionally with black spot at caudal base or at the tip of upper and lower caudal lobe. Translucent white or pink, silvery on head and abdomen; caudal peduncle sometimes with a posteriorly placed black spot. 
Habitat: Inhabits lagoon and coastal reefs, among coral and rocks. Forms large schools. Feeds during the day in currents above reefs as well as at night. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Marshall Islands and New Guinea, north to Japan, south to northern Australia, including the Arafura Sea 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381383
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