Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Genus Apogonichthyoides Smith, 1949


Excluded Taxa


Apogonidae: Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis Cuvier, 1828 [see Apogon nigripinnis Cuvier, 1828]

Apogonidae: Apogon nigripinnis Cuvier, 1828 [=Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis (Cuvier, 1828)] — Fraser, T.H. & Allen, G.R. 2010. Cardinalfish of the genus Apogonichthyoides Smith, 1949 (Apogonidae) with a description of a new species from the West-Pacific region. Zootaxa 2348: 40-56 [44] (did not record it from Australia)




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
28-Aug-2021 APOGONIDAE 13-Jan-2023 MODIFIED
23-Feb-2015 APOGONIDAE 13-Jan-2023 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
09-Jan-2014 APOGONIDAE 13-Jan-2023 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
06-Jan-2011 ADDED