Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Pseudamia  
  Pseudamia hayashii  Randall, Lachner & Fraser, 1985 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Pseudamia hayashi  details
Randall, J. E., E.A. Lachner and T.H. Fraser (1985) Revision of the Indo-Pacific apogonid fish genus Pseudamia, with descriptions of three new species.. Indo-Pac. Fish. (6):23 p.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 8; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 15-17. Body depth 3.9-4.25 times in standard length; body translucent with a reddish cast, with iridescence particularly on abdomen and operculum predominated by golden hues; caudal fin dusky; 1st and 2nd dorsal and anal fin pale to dusky or blackish, other fins are clear with pink rays; anterior nostril without long flap; caudal fin rounded.  
Habitat: Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs; hides in small caves and under ledges. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Gulf of Aden to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 383518
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