SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=304) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Siphamia') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Apogoninae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Siphamia

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Siphamia arabica
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Siphamia argentea
[Silver siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Siphamia brevilux Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia brevilux
[Shortlight siphonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Siphamia cephalotes
[Wood's siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Siphamia corallicola Allen, 1993

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia corallicola
[Coral siphonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean and

 
Siphamia cuneiceps
[Wedgehead siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Siphamia cyanophthalma Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia cyanophthalma
[Blue-eye siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Siphamia elongata Lachner, 1953

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia elongata
[Elongate siphonfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Siphamia fistulosa (Weber, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Siphamia fistulosa
[Fistulose cardinalfish]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Siphamia fraseri Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Siphamia fraseri
[]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Siphamia fuscolineata Lachner, 1953

Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Siphamia fuscolineata
[Crown-of-thorns cardinalfish]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Red Sea
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Siphamia goreni Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Siphamia goreni
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Siphamia guttulata
[Speckled siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Siphamia jebbi Allen, 1993

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia jebbi
[Jebb's siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Siphamia majimai Matsubara & Iwai, 1958

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia majimai
[Striped siphonfish]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Siphamia mossambica Smith, 1955

Photo by SFSA
 
Siphamia mossambica
[Sea urchin cardinal]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Siphamia randalli Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Siphamia randalli
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Siphamia roseigaster (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Siphamia roseigaster
[Pinkbreast siphonfish]

Photo by Senou, H.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Siphamia senoui Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Siphamia senoui
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Siphamia spinicola Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Siphamia spinicola
[Reef siphonfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Siphamia stenotes Gon & Allen, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Siphamia stenotes
[Narrow-lined siphonfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Siphamia tubifer Weber, 1909

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Siphamia tubifer
[Tubifer cardinalfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Siphamia tubulata
[Siphonfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Siphamia arabica Indian Ocean 3.4 SL 2012
Siphamia argentea Silver siphonfish Western Pacific 5 TL 1953
Siphamia brevilux Shortlight siphonfish Western Pacific 2.2 SL 2012
Siphamia cephalotes Wood's siphonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 5 SL 1875
Siphamia corallicola Coral siphonfish Western Central Pacific 3.1 SL 1993
Siphamia cuneiceps Wedgehead siphonfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 1941
Siphamia cyanophthalma Blue-eye siphonfish Indo-West Pacific 2.2 SL 2012
Siphamia elongata Elongate siphonfish Western Pacific 4.5 TL 1953
Siphamia fistulosa Fistulose cardinalfish Pacific Ocean 4 TL 1909
Siphamia fraseri Pacific Ocean 3.8 SL 2012
Siphamia fuscolineata Crown-of-thorns cardinalfish Western Pacific 4 SL 1953
Siphamia goreni Red Sea 1.6 SL 2012
Siphamia guttulata Speckled siphonfish Western Central Pacific 1877
Siphamia jebbi Jebb's siphonfish Indo-Pacific 2.5 SL 1993
Siphamia majimai Striped siphonfish Western Pacific 3.5 SL 1958
Siphamia mossambica Sea urchin cardinal Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1955
Siphamia randalli Pacific Ocean 2.9 SL 2012
Siphamia roseigaster Pinkbreast siphonfish Southwest Pacific 6.4 TL 1887
Siphamia senoui Pacific Ocean 1.9 SL 2012
Siphamia spinicola Reef siphonfish Western Central Pacific 4 TL 2012
Siphamia stenotes Narrow-lined siphonfish Western Pacific 2.4 SL 2012
Siphamia tubifer Tubifer cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1909
Siphamia tubulata Siphonfish Western Central Pacific 1909



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