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Genus Zoramia Jordan, 1917



The genus contains six species from the Indo-Pacific region (Mabuchi et al. 2014).


Excluded Taxa


APOGONIDAE: Zoramia fragilis (Smith, 1961) [original combination Apogon fragilis Smith 1961] — Greenfield, D.W., Langston, R.C. & Randall, J.E. 2005. Two new cardinalfishes of the Indo-Pacific fish genus Zoramia (Apogonidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(33): 625-637 [627] (restricted to western Indian Ocean)




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

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
04-Nov-2011 ADDED