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Updated 8/20/2013

Family Apogonidae

CIRCUMTROPICAL

Zapogon evermanni

Kaunolu Point, Lana'i, 25 feet

ODDSCALE CARDINALFISH

Uncommon in the darkest recesses of caverns at scuba depths.  Brick red with faint dark bars and black and white spot at base of second dorsal fin.  Attains 6 inches.  Spotty records throughout the Indo-Pacific, Hawaii, and the Caribbean.  Formerly known as Apogon evermanni.