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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Jaydia  
  Jaydia truncata  (Bleeker 1854) ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Apogonichthys elliotiApogonichtyes ellioti  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 (1988)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 16-17. Body silver grey without any vertical band; preopercular ridge weakly serrated; preopercular margin with black spot; upprr helf of first dorsal fin black; caudal fin rounded. 
Habitat: Normally found in sandy to muddy bottoms. Has luminous organs on the thorax and abdomen which contain luciferin obtained from Cypridina plankton. Nocturnal species. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to the southern Marshall Islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Arafura Sea and northwestern Australia.  
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381328
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