Apogonidae - Cardinalfishes

View images and fact sheets of the apogonid fishes on the site. Fishes in this family have also been called big eyes and gobbleguts.

Ring-tail Cardinalfish, Apogon aureus

Ring-tail Cardinalfish, Apogon aureus
Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

Apogon apogonides Plain Cardinalfish
Apogon aureus Ring-tail Cardinalfish
Apogon capricornis Capricorn Cardinalfish
Apogon doederleini Fourline Cardinalfish
Apogon doryssa Night Cardinalfish
Apogon flavus Yellow Cardinalfish
Apogon limenus  Sydney Cardinalfish 
Apogon monospilus Moluccan Cardinalfish
Apogon norfolcensis Norfolk Cardinalfish
Apogon rueppellii Western Gobbleguts
Apogonichthyoides atripes Bulls-eye Cardinalfish
Archamia leai Lea's Cardinalfish
Archamia zosterophora Girdled Cardinalfish
Cheilodipterus artus Wolf Cardinalfish
Cheilodipterus macrodon Tiger Cardinalfish
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Fiveline Cardinalfish
Epigonus telescopus Black Deepsea Cardinalfish
Gymnapogon urospilotus Spot-tail Cardinalfish
Gymnapogon vanderbilti Tailspot Cardinalfish
Neamia articycla Peeper Cardinalfish
Ostorhinchus compressus Blue-eye Cardinalfish
Ostorhinchus fasciatus Striped Cardinalfish
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi Spotnape Cardinalfish
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus Blackstriped Cardinalfish
Pristiapogon kallopterus Spinyhead Cardinalfish
Pristicon rhodopterus Twobar Cardinalfish
Pterapogon kauderni Banggai Cardinalfish
Siphamia cephalotes Wood's Siphonfish
Siphamia majimai Striped Siphonfish
Siphamia roseigaster Pinkbreast Siphonfish
Taeniamia fucata Painted Cardinalfish
Vincentia badia Scarlet Cardinalfish
Vincentia conspersa
Southern Cardinalfish
Vincentia novaehollandiae Eastern Gobbleguts
Foa yamba Yamba cardinalfish


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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