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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Jaydia

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Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Jaydia albomarginatus
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Jaydia argyrogaster (Weber, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Jaydia argyrogaster
[Silvermouth siphonfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Jaydia carinatus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia carinatus
[Ocellate cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Jaydia catalai (Fourmanoir, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Jaydia catalai
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Jaydia ellioti (Day, 1875)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia ellioti
[Flag-in cardinal-fish]
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Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Jaydia erythrophthalma
[]
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Jaydia hungi
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Jaydia lineata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Jaydia lineata
[Indian perch]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Jaydia melanopus (Weber, 1911)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Jaydia melanopus
[Monster cardinal-fish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Jaydia novaeguineae (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Jaydia novaeguineae
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Jaydia photogaster (Gon & Allen, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Jaydia photogaster
[Silverbelly cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Jaydia poeciloptera (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Jaydia poeciloptera
[Pearly-finned cardinalfish]
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Jaydia quartus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.3 cm TL
Jaydia queketti (Gilchrist, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Muddula Krishna, N. & V. Govinda Rao
 
Jaydia queketti
[Spotfin cardinal]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Jaydia smithi Kotthaus, 1970

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Jaydia smithi
[Smith's cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Jaydia striata (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Jaydia striata
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Jaydia striatodes
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Jaydia tchefouensis
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Jaydia truncata (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Jaydia truncata
[Flagfin cardinalfish]



19 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Jaydia albomarginatus Western Central Pacific. 10.2 SL 1912
Jaydia argyrogaster Silvermouth siphonfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL 1909
Jaydia carinatus Ocellate cardinalfish Western Pacific 15 TL 1828
Jaydia catalai Western Central Pacific 5.4 SL 1973
Jaydia ellioti Flag-in cardinal-fish Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1875
Jaydia erythrophthalma Western Pacific 5.9 SL 2015
Jaydia hungi Western Indian Ocean 1965
Jaydia lineata Indian perch Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1842
Jaydia melanopus Monster cardinal-fish Western Pacific 11 TL 1911
Jaydia novaeguineae Indo-Pacific 8.9 SL 1832
Jaydia photogaster Silverbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 6 TL 1998
Jaydia poeciloptera Pearly-finned cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 14 SL 1828
Jaydia quartus Western Indian Ocean 2000
Jaydia queketti Spotfin cardinal Western Indian Ocean 12.3 TL 1903
Jaydia smithi Smith's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1970
Jaydia striata Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL 1912
Jaydia striatodes Indo-West Pacific 1997
Jaydia tchefouensis Northwest Pacific 1942
Jaydia truncata Flagfin cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1855



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