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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Pseudaminae
Genus: Pseudamia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudamia amblyuroptera White-jawed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SL 1856
Pseudamia gelatinosa Gelatinous cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1956
Pseudamia hayashii Hayashi's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1985
Pseudamia nigra Estuary cardinalfish Western Central Pacific. 6 TL 1992
Pseudamia rubra Northwest Pacific 5.5 SL 1993
Pseudamia tarri Tarr's cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL 1985
Pseudamia zonata Paddlefish cardinalfish Western Pacific 21 TL 1985



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