Scientific Name
Archamia bleekeri  
Archamia bleekeri布氏長鰭天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1859) Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 布氏長鰭天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 布氏長鰭天竺鯛 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Ambon I., Moluccas Is., Indonesia.; Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia; Padang. 
Synonyms Apogon bleekeri, Apogon notata, Archamia goni, Kurtamia bykhovskyi   
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. 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 ASIZP0056613Holotype. ASIZP0056614Paratype. ASIZP0056615Paratype. ASIZP0067136. ASIZP0067139. ASIZP0067141. ASIZP0067148. ASIZP0072983. ASIZP0072984. ASIZP0079310. ASIZP0802132. ASIZP0802133. ASIZP0802134. ASIZP0802135. ASIZP0912132. ASIZP0912133. ASIZP0912134. ASIZP0912135. BPBMI34886Paratype. BPBMI36865. NMMBP05669. NMNSF00828. NMNSF00969. NMNSF00972. NMNSF01597. RUSI37317Paratype.  
Barcode2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2016-01-28,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Bleeker's cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 14-17; pectoral-fin rays 14. Body pale, upper part of body pale scattered with tiny melanophores, all fins transparent; some specimens with several faint bars on upper part of body; lower part of body and chin silver white. A distinct small spot at caudal base.
habitats Found over muddy bottoms. Feeds on fish eggs and larvae, shrimps, and pelagic polychaetes. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates.  
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: east coast of Africa south to Durban, and eastward to the Gulf of Oman, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Queensland. 
Utility No commercial value.