Scientific Name
Fibramia lateralis
Fibramia lateralis側條線天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Valenciennes, 1832) Depth 0 - 2M
Chinese 側條線天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 側條鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 11 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Vanikoro I., Santa Cruz Is., sw. Pacific, 11°37'S, 166°58'E. 
Synonyms Apogon ceramensis, Apogon hyalosoma, Apogon lateralis, Apogon literalis, Ostorhinchus lateralis   
Reference 1.臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);2. Shao, K. T., and J. P. Chen (1986) The New Records of Cardinalfishes from Taiwan, with a Synopsis of the Family Apogonidae. Journ. Taiwan Museum, 39(2):61-104;3. Fraser, T. H. and E. A. Lachner (1988)A revision of the cardinalfish suenera Pristiapogon and Zoramia (genus Apogon) of the Indo-Pacific region (Teleostei: Apogonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 412: i-iii + 1-47;4. Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma and M. Nishida 2014 (1 Aug.) Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa 3846 (no. 2): 151-203.  Shao, K.T. etc. 1986 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0055960. ASIZP0060402. ASIZP0062140. ASIZP0064666. ASIZP0064803. ASIZP0064813. ASIZP0064860. ASIZP0064930. ASIZP0064944. ASIZP0071132. ASIZP0071165. ASIZP0074039. ASIZP0074817. ASIZP0074840. ASIZP0074892. ASIZP0800227. ASIZP0800236. ASIZP0800237. ASIZP0800238. ASIZP0800239. ASIZP0800484. ASIZP0910227. ASIZP0910236. ASIZP0910237. ASIZP0910238. ASIZP0910239. ASIZP0910484.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Humpback cardinal; Humpback cardinalfish; Inshore cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Color in formalin light brown; head light tan, with a dark blotch behind opercular flap below the lateral stripe from lower edge of the blotch, terminating as a black dot exactly on the lateral line scales at caudal base. First dorsal fin with a black blotch on upper third of membrane between second and fourth spines; prectoral and pelvic fins transparent; each of anal and second dorsal fins with a subbasal dusky bar in parallel with their bases.
habitats Common in freshwater and estuaries, shallow sheltered inshore reefs or river mouths, among clumps of algae or algal covered rubble. Found in aggregations. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Samoa, north to Taiwan; Mariana and Caroline islands in Micronesia. Reported from Lord Howe Island. 
Utility No commercial value.