Fish ID: Sydney Cardinalfish

Cardinalfish sydney cardinalfish apogon limenus syd
Family Cardinalfish (APOGONIDAE)
species Apogon limenus
size To 14cm
locality Sheltered coastal reefs and ledges
behaviour In small aggregations
range Not just Sydney, NSW and southern Qld Coastal waters

Like all cardinalfish, two distinct dorsal fins above, and symmetrically two fins below. All fins are pink on the Sydney cardinalfish, which has horizontal banding and a dark spot at the base of the tail.