Persian cardinalfish

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

Persian Cardinalfish - Cheilodipterus persicus, Gon 1993 Arabian Gulf to southern Oman. The Cheilodipterus group of C.persicus, lineatus and lachneri resemble each other and have caused considerable confusion amongst ichthyologists. Gon decided only in 1993 that C.persicus is the 'model' we see here. More

Common names

Persian cardinalfish in English
桃色巨牙天竺鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
桃色巨牙天竺鯛 in Unknown
桃色巨牙天竺鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
桃色巨牙天竺鲷 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Apogonidae
Genus : Cheilodipterus
Species : Cheilodipterus persicus
Authority : Gon, 1993