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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Apogonichthys  
  Apogonichthys ocellatus  (Weber, 1913) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Apogon ocellatusApogonichthys ahimsadetails
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 (1986)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 15. Brownish with faint dark stripes; oblique brown bar below eye; large ocellated black spot on first dorsal fin. The tube at the anterior nostril long; palatine toothless; supramaxilla present; caudal fin rounded. 
Habitat: Occurs inshore. Found in shallow sheltered lagoons and harbors, hiding among rocks, rubble, or clumps of brown algae. Nocturnal species. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to southern Great Barrier Reef and Rapa; throughout Micronesia.  
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381360
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