Apogon planifrons Longley & Hildebrand, 1940
Pale cardinalfish
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Family:  Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes), subfamily: Apogoninae
Max. size:  10.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 3 - 30 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: southern Florida in USA and Bahamas to southern Brazil (Ref. 51893).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits coral and rocky areas from 3-30 m, but possibly much deeper.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 March 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.08.94

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