Cheilodipterus macrodon

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Cheilodipterus macrodon
Tiger Cardinalfish.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Cheilodipterus
Species: C. macrodon
Binomial name
Cheilodipterus macrodon
Lacepède, 1802

Cheilodipterus macrodon, the large-toothed cardinalfish , is a species of marine fish in the family Apogonidae. It is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region, Red Sea included.[1]

The large-toothed cardinalfish can reach a maximum size of 25 cm in length,[2] and live at depths of 1-40m.[3]


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  3. ^ Dianne J. Bray, 2011, Tiger Cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus macrodon, in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Oct 2014,

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