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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Apogonidae  
 Genus Pristiapogon  
  Pristiapogon kallopterus  (Bleeker, 1856) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Apogon fraenatus yaeyamaensisApogon frenatusApogon snyderiPristiapogon snyderi  details
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. Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p.
4. Randall, J. E. (2005) Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. i-xii + 1-707.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Body nearally rhombic. Preopercle and suborbitals serrated. Maxillary reaching to the middle of eye. Body color brownish with a blackish-brown horizontal stripe from snout to caudal; a large blotch at caudal base; the membrane of the first three spines of the first dorsal blackish; soft dorsal and anal fins each with a row of brownish spots in parallel with bases. 
Habitat: Occurs in clear water lagoon patch reefs and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to a depth of 45 m. Generally found singly in crevices. Feeds at night on small benthic and free-swimming crustaceans. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to Algoa Bay, South Africa and east to the Line, Marquesan, and Pitcairn islands, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to New Zealand and Rapa; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381336
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