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Updated 8/20/2013

Family Apogonidae

JAPAN

Ostorhinchus endekataenia

 

Yawatano, Izu, Japan, 25 feet

CANDYSTRIPE CARDINALFISH     Kosuji-ishimochi

Uncommon under boulders and ledges in deeper water.  Apogon doederleini has four stripes and smaller dark spot on the caudal peduncle.  Attains 6 inches.  Central Japan to Australia & Samoa.  Formerly known as Apogon endekataenia.