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Jaydia argyrogaster.jpg
Jaydia argyrogaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae
Genus: Jaydia
J. L. B. Smith, 1961

Jaydia is a genus of fish in the family Apogonidae native to the western Pacific Ocean.[1]


There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Mabuchi, K., Fraser, T.H., Song, H., Azuma, Y. & Nishida, M. (2014): Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa, 3846 (2): 151–203.
  2. ^ Gon, O., Liao, Y.-C. & Shao, K.-T. (2015): A new species of the cardinalfish genus Jaydia (Teleostei: Apogonidae) from the Philippines. Zootaxa, 3980 (2): 286–292.
  3. ^ a b Yu, Z., Song, N., Han, Z., Gao, T., Shui, B. & Gon, O. (2016): The taxonomic status and sister group relationship of the cardinalfish species Jaydia striatodes (Percomorphaceae: Apogonidae). Zootaxa, 4175 (1): 1-9.