Banggai Islands off Sulawesi, Indonesia
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.
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.