Genus Cercamia

Small  (< 40  mm  SL), mostly transparent cardinalfishes that shelter in dark crevices on Indo-Pacific coral reefs at depths of about 10–55m.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2019

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Cercamia in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 Feb 2021,


Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Mahardini, A. 2015 Cercamia melanogaster, a new species of cardinalfish (Apogonidae) from West Papua, Indonesia. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 14: 57-65., open access