Apogon imberbis

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Apogon imberbis
Apogon imberbis side.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae
Genus: Apogon
Species: A. imberbis
Binomial name
Apogon imberbis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Apogon imberbis mapa.svg
Synonyms

Apogon powelli Fowler
Apogon rexmullorum Cuvier
Apogon ruber Lacepède

Apogon imberbis, commonly known as cardinalfish or king of the mullets, is a species in the family of Apogonidae (cardinalfishes). It is widely distributed in the Mediterranean and along the eastern Atlantic coast from Portugal to Gulf of Guinea. These fishes can grow up to 15 cm long and prefer coral reefs from 10 m to 200 m in depth.

School of A. imberbis

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