Sydney cardinalfish

The Sydney cardinalfish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 1 - 30 m , usually 3 - 15 m environment.

The Sydney Cardinalfish is endemic to (only known from) Australia. The species name limenus comes from the Greek word limen, meaning harbour or refuge and refers to the habitat of the species. More

Sydney Cardinalfish are part of a large family of Cardinalfish that are found globally. Common characteristics shared by Cardinalfish include 2 separate dorsal fins and large eyes. They are generally found in shallow water, but some species are found deeper. More

Sydney Cardinalfish, Apogon limenus Sydney Cardinalfish, Apogon limenus Photo: Akos Lumnitzer The Sydney Cardinalfish lives in rocky estuaries and offshore reefs at depths from 1 to 30 m. More

* Sydney Cardinalfish, Apogon limenus (Randall & Hoese, 1988) * Norfolk Cardinalfish, Apogon norfolcensis (Ogilby 1888) * Plain Cardinalfish, Apogon apogonides (Bleeker, 1856) * Ring-tail Cardinalfish, Apogon aureus (Lacepède, 1802) More

The Sydney cardinalfish, Apogon limenus , has dark stripes, There is a broad space between the tops two stripes and the one which runs along the midline. Apogon limenus has reddish fins and a characteristic black spot near the tail. More

The Sydney Cardinalfish is one of those fish very much ignored as it has no glaring features, and quite often hard to find. The Sydney Cardinalfish is only about 150mm in length and is not in big numbers in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. More

Sydney Cardinalfish - Apogon limenus - South West Wall GC Seaway ID: 481 Common Name: Sydney Cardinalfish Scientific Name: Apogon limenus Kingdom: More

A Sydney cardinalfish at Camp Cove, Sydney Harbour, New... More

Sydney cardinalfish Sydney cardinalfish (Apogon limenus) Indian perch Indian perch (Apogon lineatus) (Apogon lineomaculatus) yellow cardinalfish yellow cardinalfish (Apogon luteus) flamefish flamefish (Apogon maculatus) spotted cardinalfish spotted cardinalfish (Apogon maculiferus) (Apogon More

Sydney cardinalfish, Apogon limenus, at 4.6 m. Sea urchin, Pseudoboletia maculata, 3.3 m. Spotted grubfish, Parapercis ramsayi, at 7.5 m. Orange ascidian at 7.1 m. More

Common names

Four-banded soldierfish in English
Sydney cardinalfish in English
港神天竺鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
港神天竺鯛 in Unknown
港神天竺鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
港神天竺鲷 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Apogonidae
Genus : Apogon
Species : Apogon limenus
Authority : Randall & Hoese, 1988