Scientific Name
Taeniamia macroptera
Taeniamia macroptera真帶天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1828) Depth 0 - 15M
Chinese 真帶天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 真長鰭天竺鯛 
Max Length 5.79 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 West、South、North 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Archamia macroptera   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);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;Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the  Cuvier, G. etc. 1828 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 ASIZP0058204. ASIZP0916885. RUSI38084.  
Common Name Dusky-tailed cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 13-14; pectoral-fin rays 14. Snout without stripes. White tip on anal fin distinctive.
habitats Found in aggregations, among branching corals. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific. 
Utility No commercial value.