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Siphamia fistulosa (Weber, 1909)
FISTULOSE CARDINALFISH
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Siphamia fistulosa (Weber , 1909)

Fistulose cardinalfish Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae
Etymology: Siphamia: A Swazi word, siphama, for a fish .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 90102 ).   Tropical; 14°N - 12°S

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Pacific Ocean: Philippines to Indonesia east to French Polynesia. Recently reported from Tonga (Ref. 53797 ) and Brunei (Ref. 90102 ).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48635 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines : 2; Anal soft rays : 8. Caudal peduncle deep and long. Caudal fin small. Has 7 spines in first dorsal fin and general color of fish is yellowish brown with silvery speckles (Ref. 48635 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Post-larvae were collected from the branches of Pocillopora damicornis at a depth of 18 m in Apra Harbor, Guam.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205 ).

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Myers, R.F. , 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Updated: 2019-06-17 09:41:45 gmt
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