Blacktip cardinalfish

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Apogon atradorsatus
Apogon atradorsatus.jpg
Apogon atradorsatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Apogon
Species: A. atradorsatus
Binomial name
Apogon atradorsatus
Heller & Snodgrass, 1903

The blacktip cardinalfish (Apogon atradorsatus) is a reef fish in the South Pacific. They inhabit rocky reefs at depths from 3–45 m. They stay under ledge overhangs and other shaded areas on rocky reefs and slopes during the day and feeds in the open at night.[1]


Galapagos, Cocos and Malpelo Islands [2]


  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Life. "Details for: Blacktip Cardinalfish". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Apogon atradorsatus" in FishBase. July 2013 version.

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