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Apogon townsendi (Belted cardinalfish)

Synonyms: Amia townsendi; Apogon toensendi
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

Belted cardinalfish (Apogon townsendi) are tropical marine fish in the genus Apogon. They grow up to 6.5 centimetres (2.6 in) in length. Belted cardinalfish are found in the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, off Central and South America, inhabiting caves and holes. They are pinkish-red on the dorsal side and yellowish-red on the ventral side. Their eggs are carried in the mouth of the adult as they mature.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve VI 358906 Mexico    
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument   Honduras  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Saba Marine Park National Marine Park II 5573 Netherlands Antilles  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Rotterdam Zoo


Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Virgin Islands (UK); Western Central Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and Bahamas, Caribbean, including Antilles (Ref. 26938) to northern South America.;



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