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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Foa

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Foa albimaculosa (Kailola, 1976)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Foa albimaculosa
[Cream-spotted cardinalfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Foa brachygramma (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Foa brachygramma
[Weed cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Foa fo Jordan & Seale, 1905

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Foa fo
[Weedy cardinalfish]



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Foa hyalina (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Foa hyalina
[Hyaline cardinalfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Foa leisi Fraser & Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Foa leisi
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Foa madagascariensis
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Foa nivosa Fraser & Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Foa nivosa
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Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Foa yamba
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Foa albimaculosa Cream-spotted cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1976
Foa brachygramma Weed cardinalfish Central Pacific 6.4 SL 1903
Foa fo Weedy cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 3.5 SL 1905
Foa hyalina Hyaline cardinalfish Western Pacific. 4.7 SL 1912
Foa leisi Central Pacific 3.8 SL 2011
Foa madagascariensis Indo-Pacific. 1931
Foa nivosa Western Pacific 2.9 SL 2011
Foa yamba Southwest Pacific 5.0 SL 2014



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