Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37327106

Species Pseudamia amblyuropterus (Bleeker, 1856)

Whitejaw Cardinalfish, Pearl-jawed Cardinalfish, Pearljaw Cardinalfish


Miscellaneous Literature Names



Records from Russell (1983) of Pseudamia polystigma from the Capricorn Group were based on misidentified specimens of P. gelatinosa.





Extra Distribution Information

Great Barrier Reef, based on Randall et al. 1997, precise location unknown and possibly more widely distributed along Great Barrier Reef; tropical, west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, nocturnal.


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)
23-Feb-2015 APOGONIDAE 15-Jul-2015 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
09-Jan-2014 APOGONIDAE 18-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Dec-2012 25-Oct-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)