Mimic cardinalfish

The Mimic cardinalfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

In addition, the mimic cardinalfish also mimics the behavior of the black-lined blenny. It makes itself active during daytime, darting about in search of small fish for food. This is an unusual behavior because most cardinalfish hover motionless around coral heads and caves during the day. More

mimic cardinalfish mimic cardinalfish (Apogon phenax) (Apogon photogaster) broadsaddle cardinalfish broadsaddle cardinalfish (Apogon pillionatus) pale cardinalfish pale cardinalfish (Apogon planifrons) pearly-finned cardinalfish pearly-finned cardinalfish (Apogon poecilopterus) (Apogon posterofasciatus) More

Common names

Dangat in Tagalog
Mimic cardinalfish in English
黑带巨牙天竺鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
黑带巨牙天竺鲷 in Unknown
黑帶巨牙天竺鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黑帶巨牙天竺鯛 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Apogonidae
Genus : Cheilodipterus
Species : Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus
Authority : Smith & Radcliffe,1912