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Siphamia corallicola  Allen, 1993

Coral siphonfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae
Etymology: Siphamia: A Swazi word, siphama, for a fish.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 6 - 22 m (Ref. 11890).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Pacific: Philippines and Malaysia south to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Probably occurs widely in the Indo-Malay and Melanesian archipelagos but has thus far escaped detection because of its small size and cryptic behavior.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.1 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 11890)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits sheltered waters of lagoons and coastal inlets. Often seen in groups of approximately 30-40 individuals, hovering over pocilloporid coral Seriatopora hystrix (Ref. 11890).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).

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Allen, G.R., 1993. Cardinalfishes (Apogonidae) of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, with descriptions of three new species. Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 20(1):9-20. (Ref. 11890)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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