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Apogon gouldi  Smith-Vaniz, 1977

Deepwater cardinalfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae
Etymology: Apogon: Greek, a = without + Greek pogon = chin, beard (Ref. 45335);  gouldi: Named for Edwin J. Gould, sponsor and active participant in the 1975 Academy Bermuda Expedition (Ref. 35505).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 55 - 262 m (Ref. 35505).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda, Bahamas and off Mexico. Possibly more wide-ranging.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35505)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Circumferential caudal peduncle scales 5-2-5; diffuse web-shaped bar below second dorsal fin and broad band on caudal peduncle (Ref. 35505).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Smith-Vaniz, W.F., B.B. Collette and B.E. Luckhurst, 1999. Fishes of Bermuda: history, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 4. 424 p. (Ref. 35505)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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