Scientific Name
Gymnapogon annona  
Gymnapogon annona無斑裸天竺鯛
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Author (Whitley, 1936) Depth 0 - 5M
Chinese 無斑裸天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 無斑裸天竺鯛 
Max Length 5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan LanI Is. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Lindeman I., Whittsunday Passage, Queensland, Australia. 
Synonyms Australaphia annona   
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.  Whitley, G. P. 1936 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 ASIZP0055333.  
Common Name Cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 10; anal-fin rays II, 10; pectoral-fin rays 10-14. Body pale-yellow translucent; fins yellow and eye green-blue; rows of sensory papillae developed on head; body naked; preopercle with single distinct spine; caudal base without any mark.
habitats Found in shallow coastal reefs, nocturnal. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Southwest Pacific: endemic to Australia. Reported from Taiwan 
Utility No commercial value.