A cardinalfish genus with one to three spines on the preopercle edge, fused hypurals (parhypural+1+2 and 3+4+terminal central), a free fifth hypural, two epurals, no supraneurals, scaleless head and body, a single rod-like postcleithrum and complex lines of free neuromasts on the head, body and caudal fin (Fraser 2016).
Author: Bray, D.J. 2019
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Bray, D.J. 2019, Gymnapogon in Fishes of Australia, accessed 11 Aug 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/613
Fraser, T.H. 2016. A new species of cardinalfish (Gymnapogon, Gymnapogonini, Apogonidae, Percomorpha) from the Philippines. Zootaxa 4107(3): 431-438 http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4107.3.11 Abstract