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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Taeniamia ataenia Barless cardinalfish Eastern Indian Ocean 4.8 SL 1999
Taeniamia biguttata Twinspot cardinalfish Western Pacific 11 TL 1951
Taeniamia bilineata Western Indian Ocean 3.8 SL 1995
Taeniamia buruensis Buru cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL 1856
Taeniamia flavofasciata Western Indian Ocean 7.8 SL 2003
Taeniamia fucata Orangelined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1849
Taeniamia kagoshimanus Western Pacific 1883
Taeniamia leai Lea's cardinalfish Western Pacific 9 TL 1916
Taeniamia lineolata Shimmering cardinal Western Indian Ocean 10.3 TL 1828
Taeniamia macroptera Dusky-tailed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 9.5 TL 1828
Taeniamia melasma Blackspot cardinalfish Western Pacific 8.6 TL 1960
Taeniamia mozambiquensis Mozambique cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 1961
Taeniamia pallida Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1995
Taeniamia zosterophora Blackbelted cardinalfish Western Pacific 8 TL 1856

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