Apogonidae

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Apogonidae

[‚ap·ə′gän·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The cardinal fishes, a family of tropical marine fishes in the order Perciformes; males incubate eggs in the mouth.
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It is called Cardinal Fish Bar and the sign uses the same colours as the school uniform - red and black.
Five Bangai Cardinal fish were the only casualties and have now been placed in quarantine because of their condition.
A team of staff at the aquarium have been breeding both native and tropical species in the nursery, including sharks, seahorse, rays, banggai cardinal fish, cichlids and cuttlefish.