Image: Lea's Cardinalfish, Archamia leai

Lea's Cardinalfish, Archamia leai

A Lea's Cardinalfish at a depth of 8 m, Cook Island, off Tweed Heads, northern New South Wales, 21 August 2012. The fish in the background is probably a Fourline Cardinalfish, Apogon doederleini.

Ian Shaw
© Ian Shaw


The species was described by Australian Museum Curator of Ichthyology Edgar Ravenswood Waite in 1916.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Archamia leai, Lea's Cardinalfish, Apogonidae,