Goldbelly cardinalfish Ostorhinchus apogonidesis also known as the  Plain cardinalfish and the Short tooth cardinalfish
Wolf cardinalfish Cheilodipterus artus

Wolf Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

  The Wolf Cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus artus is one of the larger species of Cardinalfish in Tanzanian waters. They can be easily confused with the  Tiger Cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus macrodon at a qui...
Blackfoot Cardinalfish, Apogon nigripes

Blackfoot Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Blackfoot Cardinalfish, Apogon nigripes is not a commonly known Cardinalfish and they have a small known range in comparison to other cardinalfish. APPEARANCE During the day the body has an orange...
Samoan cardinalfish Nectamia savayensis

Samoan Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Samoan Cardinalfish Nectamia savayensis is also known as the Fo Cardinalfish. They are not commonly seen fish because of their nocturnal habits and to date have only been seen in Tanzanian waters on the...
Halfband Cardinalfish, Apogon Semiornatus is also known as the Oblique-banded cardinalfish

Halfband Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Halfband Cardinalfish, Apogon Semiornatus is also known as the Oblique-banded cardinalfish. They are not commonly seen fish because of their nocturnal habits and to date have only been seen in Tanzanian...
orangelined cardinalfish Taeniamia fucata or painted cardinalfish

Orangelined Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Orangelined cardinalfish (Taeniamia fucata) is also known as the Redlined Cardinalfish or the Painted cardinalfish. Cardinalfish are one of the few species of saltwater fish that are mouth brooders. The...
Cook's cardinalfish (Ostorhinchus cookii) also known as the blackbanded cardinalfish and the blackbanded cardinal

Cooks cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

Cook's cardinalfish (Ostorhinchus cookii) is also known as the blackbanded cardinalfish and the blackbanded cardinal. They are one of the few species of saltwater fish that are mouth brooders. As can be see...
Broadstripe Cardinalfish, Ostorhinchus angustatus

Broadstripe Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Broadstripe Cardinalfish, Ostorhinchus angustatus is also known as the Broadstriped Cardinal fish. Previously they were known as Apogon angustatus. They are one of the few species of saltwater fish that...
five-lined cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus

Five-lined Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Five-lined cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus is also known as the Sharp Toothed cardinalfish. They are a fairly common fish on the reefs in Tanzania. APPEARANCE The Five-lined cardinalf...
Ghost Cardinalfish Nectamia fusca

Ghost Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Ghost Cardinalfish Nectamia fusca has not been previously documented in Tanzania or African waters. They are one of the few species of saltwater fish that are mouth brooders. Several specimens were foun...

Pharaoh Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Pharaoh cardinalfish Apogonichthyoides pharaonis is not a commonly known cardinalfish. They are found only in the western Indian Ocean but have extended their range and migrated up the Suez canal. They ...
Iridescent Cardinalfish Pristiapogon kallopterus also known as the Spinyhead Cardinalfish or Kallopterus Cardinalfish

Iridescent Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

  The Iridescent Cardinalfish Pristiapogon kallopterus is also known as the Spinyhead Cardinalfish or Kallopterus Cardinalfish. They are one of the few species of saltwater fish that are mouth brood...
Goldbelly cardinalfish Ostorhinchus apogonidesis also known as the  Plain cardinalfish and the Short tooth cardinalfish

Goldbelly Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Goldbelly cardinalfish Ostorhinchus apogonidesis also known as the  Plain cardinalfish and the Short tooth cardinalfish . They are one of the few species of saltwater fish that are mouth brooders. They ...
Tiger Cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus macrodon

Tiger Cardinalfish-Facts and Photographs

The Tiger Cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus macrodon is also known as the  large-toothed cardinalfish. They are one of the few species of saltwater fish that are mouth brooders. The male in the image above has a...