Taste bud form and distribution on lips and in the oropharyngeal cavity of cardinal fish species (Apogonidae
, Teleostei), with remarks on their dentition.
(Pseudo-mugilidae), Glossamia arguni Hadiaty & Allen 2011 (Apogonidae
) and several gobiioid fishes: Redigobius chrysosoma (Bleeker 1875), Mugilogobius mertoni (Weber 1911), Eleotris melanosoma Bleek-er, 1852, Periophthalmus weberi Eggert 1935, and Oxyeleotris nullipora Roberts 1978.
Conversely, these rearrangements have been scarcely identified in Perciformes at a polymorphic stage in Pomacentridae , Gobiidae [33, 34], Lutjanidae , Apogonidae
[36,37], andUranoscopidae  or else restricted to a particular taxon like Sparisoma (parrotfishes) .
Family Genus/species Feeding Acanthuridae Acanthurus sohal Algae, zooplankton Acanthuridae Naso elegans Brown algae Acanthuridae Naso unicornis Brown algae Acanthuridae Zebrasoma xanthurum Algae Apogonidae
It is well known that diel changes in species composition occur in reef associated fish populations such as Haemulidae, Lutjanidae, and Apogonidae
as a result of inter-habitat movement and foraging (Weinstein and Heck 1979, Nagelkerken et al.
Commonly known examples from other families include the glass catfish Kryptopterus bicirrhis (Siluridae) and Parailia pellucida (Schilbeidae), the cardinalfish genus Rhabdamia (Apogonidae
), the clingfish Alabes parvulus (Cheilobranchidae), and the glass knifefish Eigenmannia virescens (Sternopygidae) (Briggs, 1995; Ferraris, 1995; Johnson and Gill, 1995).
Volume 10 (Fowler and Bean, 1930; volume 9 was not on fishes) covered the Amiidae (= Apogonidae
), Chandidae, Duleidae (= Kuhliidae), and Serranidae.
In the Apogonidae
family, some characteristics are common amongst closely related genera and species, contributing to the understanding of the evolutionary reproductive history of this group (Fishelson & Gon, 2008).
Sexual dimorphism in the buccal cavity of paternal mouthbrooding cardinalfishes (Pisces: Apogonidae
Such a well-defined and striking ephemeral sexual dichromatism has not been previously reported in Apogonidae
. It is suggested that this trait developed in Q mirOca because of the reproductive advantage that it conferred to an apogonid possessing a marked solitary/cryptic behavior and an appropriate physiological mechanism suited for such rapid and dramatic color changes.