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Overview

Distribution

Western Pacific.
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Western Central Pacific.
  • Allen, G.R. 1999 Apogonidae. Cardinalfishes. p. 2602-2610. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 4. Bony fishes part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae). Rome, FAO. 2069-2790 p. (Ref. 39191)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

10.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 11356))
  • Radcliffe, L. 1912 Descriptions of fifteen new fishes of the family Cheilodipteridae, from the Philippine Islands and contiguous waters. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 41(1868):431-446. (Ref. 11356)
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Type Information

Holotype for Amia albomarginata Smith & Radcliffe
Catalog Number: USNM 68402
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration; Radiograph
Locality: From the Fish Market At Cavite, Luzon, Philippine Is., Luzon, Philippines, Pacific
Vessel: Albatross
  • Holotype: Smith & Radcliffe, L. 31 Jan. 1912. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 41 (1868): 438, 35 (2).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic-neritic; marine
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Mouthbrooders (Ref. 240). Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).
  • Thresher, R.E. 1984 Reproduction in reef fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd., Neptune City, New Jersey. 399 p. (Ref. 240)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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