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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Siphamia  
  Siphamia tubifer  Weber, 1909 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Amia versicolordetails
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, 8-9; anal-fin rays II, 8-9; pectoral-fin rays 14. Body silvery with distinct or indistinct longitudinal browen stripes; lateral line complete; palatine teeth absent; silvery or black bioluminous band along ventral side from hyal region to anal fin origin; no black pigments at dorsal base; fins not whitish or transparent; caudal fin slightly emarginate. 
Habitat: A rare species occurring in small groups exclusively among the spines of Diadema setosum in shallow sheltered waters. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Maldives to Mariana Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northwestern Australia; Mariana and eastern Caroline Islands in Micronesia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381386
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