Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Siphamia  
  Siphamia majimai  Matsubara & Iwai, 1958 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Siphamia majimaeSiphamia zaribae  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, 9-10; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14-15. Body deeper, head large. Mouth subvertical, the maxillary extending to below center of pupil; villiform teeth on jaws, vomer, palatine and pharyngeal bone. First dorsal fin with six spines, second dorsal narrowly separated from the first dorsal. Color when alive uniformly black, fins pinkish except pectoral. 
Habitat: Commensal with sea urchins and crown of thorns starfish. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Japan to northern Australia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381385
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