Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Siphamia  
  Siphamia fuscolineata  Lachner, 1953 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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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 VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 7-8; pectoral-fin rays 14-15. Body plain dark brown to black, showing a lined pattern occasionally when caught or in juveniles; median stripe on body dusky; black pigments at dorsal fin base; fin transparent to whitish; lateral line complete; palatine teeth absent; silvery or black bioluminous band along ventral side from hyal region to anal fin origin. 
Habitat: A rare species found in lagoons, among the spines of Acanthaster planci, in groups of up to 31 from depths of 7 m or more. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Sumatra, south Taiwan, and the Marshall Islands. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381384
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