Scientific Name
Apogon coccineus  
Apogon coccineus透明紅天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Rüppell, 1838 Depth 8 - 35M
Chinese 透明紅天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 透明紅天竺鯛 
Max Length 6 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea 
Synonyms Apogon campbelli, Apogon erythrinus, Apogon kominatoensis   
Reference 1. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research; 2. Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text);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.  Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0055922. ASIZP0057511. ASIZP0061925. ASIZP0062147. NMMBP03132. NMMSTP00849. NTOUP200801-013. NTUM08552. USNM00212956. USNM00212957. USNM00212958. USNM00212959. USNM00212960. USNM00212961. USNM00212962. USNM00212963. USNM00212964. USNM00212965. USNM00212966. USNM00212967. USNM00212968. USNM00212969. USNM00212970. USNM00212971. USNM00213792. USNM00268365.  
Common Name Ruby cardinalfish 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist