Girdled Cardinalfish (species: Taeniamia zosterophora) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Taeniamia zosterophora
Girdled Cardinalfish

©Rick Stuart-Smith: Taeniamia zosterophora, Lizard Island area.

©Andy Lewis: Taeniamia zosterophora at Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Apogonidae
Genus Taeniamia
Species Taeniamia zosterophora



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 6.5 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Fraser, T.H. (2013). A new genus of cardinalfish (Apogonidae: Percomorpha), redescription of Archamia and resemblances and relationships with Kurtus (Kurtidae: Percomorpha), Zootaxa, 3714(1): 1. LIRS catalog number 90225.
  • Gardiner, N.M. and G.P. Jones (2010). Synergistic effects of habitat preference and gregarious behaviour on habitat use in coral reef cardinalfish. Coral Reefs, 29: 845-856. LIRS catalog number 1393.
  • Heiniger, H. and R.D. Adlard (2012). Host specificity and local infection dynamics of Kudoa leptacanthae n. sp. (Multivalvulida: Kudoidae) from the pericardial cavity of two Zoramia spp. (Perciformes: Apogonidae) at Lizard Island lagoon, Queensland, Australia. Parasitology International, 61: 697-706. LIRS catalog number 1582.
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