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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 Ambon cardinalfish in Australia, Amami ishimochi in Japan, Amboina cardinalfish in Papua New Guinea, Dangat in Philippines, Matan in Philippines. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   amboinensis
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
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  
Original Genus Species   Apogon amboinensis
OriginalSubGenus   Apogon
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
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 ---

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 freshwater, brackish.        
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.

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 Ostorhinchus amboinensis (Bleeker 1853) -- (Fricke et al. 2014:73 [ref. 33932]). •Valid as Fibramia amboinensis (Bleeker 1853) -- (Mabuchi et al. 2014:203 [ref. 33426], Mabuchi et al. 2015:46 [ref. 34429], Kuiter & Kozawa 2019:183 [ref. 36965]).

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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)Synonym
albimaculosus Apogon albimaculosus Kailola [P. J.] 1976Synonym
albimaculosus Ozichthys albimaculosus (Kailola [P. J.] 1976)Valid
albomarginata Apogon albomarginata (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
albomarginatus Apogon albomarginatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
alutus Apogon alutus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
americanum Apogon americanum Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Synonym
americanus Apogon americanus Castelnau [F. L.] 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 1861Synonym
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
aroubiensis Apogon aroubiensis Hombron [J. B.] & Jacquinot [H.] in Jacquinot & Guichenot 1853Synonym
asaedae Apogon asaedae Seale [A.] 1935Synonym
aterrimus Apogon aterrimus Günther [A.] 1867Synonym
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