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Animals & Habitats
Banggai Cardnal Fish
Scientific Name
Pterapogon kauderni
Banggai Islands off Sulawesi, Indonesia
Conservation Status

Populations in Trouble

Long-term negative impacts to the Bangaii Cardinalfish populations have included the pet trade, coral bleaching, sediment from coastal development and use, harbor dredging and water pollution.

Diurnal Trophic

HabitsThis fish is considered a carnivore-planktivore that consumes primarily copepods. They are also a generalist opportunistic fish that will feed upon other species when copepods are in short supply.