Photo of Animalia: Fragile cardinalfish (species: Zoramia viridiventer) (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Most specimens are Zoramia viridiventer. Two other cardinalfish species are also present: Taeniamia fucata (three pinkish fish) and Taeniamia zosterophora (two fish with a pair of red vertical bars behind eyes). The coral is Porites cylindrica. Lizard Island lagoon.

© Anne Hoggett

Lizard Island, near Palfrey Island, 4 - 9 m, 8 April 2012.