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Apogon amboinensis


Apogon amboinensis was originally described as Apogon amboinensis by Bleeker in 1853. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is commonly known as Amboina cardinalfish and is known in Australia as Ambon cardinalfish, in Japan as Amami ishimochi, in Papua New Guinea as Amboina cardinalfish, in Philippines as Matan, in Philippines as Dangat. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Western Pacific: Japan to Papua New Guinea.
Species   amboinensis
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Original Name   Apogon        
Taxon Name   amboinensis
Original Combination   Apogon amboinensis
Original Genus   Apogon
Original Genus Species   Apogon amboinensis
OriginalSubGenus   Apogon
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family   Apogonidae
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Types   Syntypes: (3) lost.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indië
Citation   v. 5
Page   329

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Fibramia amboinensis
Current Species   amboinensis
Current Genus   Fibramia
Current AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1853
Current Family   Apogonidae
Current Subfamily   Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh and Brackish water
Habitat Notes   Found in brackish water at river mouths and among the mangroves. Also enters freshwater during low tide. Mouth brooding by males (Ref. 559).
Depth Range   From 2 to 5 meters.
Distribution   Western Pacific: Japan to Papua New Guinea.

Current Summary   Synonym of Fibramia amboinensis  (Bleeker 1853). Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   • Valid as Apogon amboinensis  Bleeker 1853 -- (Hayashi in Masuda et al. 1984:148 [ref. 6441], Yu & Zhou in Kuang et al. 1986:225 [ref. 26639], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:517 [ref. 25598], Allen 1991:131 [ref. 21090], Ye in Pan et al. 1991:371 [ref. 23876], Kottelat et al. 1993:109 [ref. 23448], Allen 1993:16 [ref. 20779], Allen 1999:2605 [ref. 24812], Nakabo 2000:767 [ref. 25086], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:612 [ref. 25122], Sakai et al. 2001:96 [ref. 25693], Nakabo 2002:767 [ref. 26001], Tan & Lim 2004:110 [ref. 27716], Shao et al. 2008:249 [ref. 29952], Yoshida & Motomura 2009:96 [ref. 30885], Yoshida et al. 2010:28 [ref. 31255], Motomura et al. 2010:104 [ref. 31256], Kottelat 2013:329 [ref. 32989] dated 1854). • Valid as Fibramia amboinensis  (Bleeker 1853) -- (Mabuchi et al. 2014:203 [ref. 33426]).

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abo Apogon abo Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935Synonym
abrogramma Apogon abrogramma Fraser [T. H.] & Lachner [E. A.] 1985Synonym
affinis Apogon affinis (Poey [F.] 1875)Valid
albimaculosa Ozichthys albimaculosa (Kailola [P. J.] 1976)Valid
albimaculosus Apogon albimaculosus Kailola [P. J.] 1976Synonym
albomarginata Apogon albomarginata (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
albomarginatus Apogon albomarginatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Valid
alutus Apogon alutus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
amblyuropterus Apogon amblyuropterus Bleeker [P.] 1853Uncertain
americanum Apogon americanum Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Spelling
americanus Apogon americanus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
andhrae Apogon andhrae Dutt [S.] & Radhakrishna Rao [M. P. R.] 1980Synonym
angustatus Apogon angustatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1911)Synonym
anisolepis Apogon anisolepis Böhlke [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1968Synonym
annularis Apogon annularis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829Synonym
annularis roseipinnis Apogon annularis roseipinnis Günther [A.] in Tennet 1861Not available
apogonides Apogon apogonides (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
apogonoides Apogon apogonoides (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
aprion Apogon aprion Richardson [J.] 1842Synonym
arafurae Apogon arafurae Günther [A.] 1880Synonym
arenatus Apogon arenatus Bleeker [P.] (ex Castelnau) 1860Synonym
argenteus Apogon argenteus Valenciennes [A.] 1832Synonym
argyrogaster Apogon argyrogaster Weber [M.] 1909Synonym
armatus Apogon armatus Thiollière [V. J. de l'I.] in Montrouzier 1857Uncertain
aroubiensis Apogon aroubiensis Hombron [J. B.] & Jacquinot [H.] in Jacquinot & Guichenot 1853Valid
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