Creature Feature: Banggai Cardinalfish

Even though the Banggai Cardinalfish (pterapogon kauderni) is one of Lembeh’s Signature Critters it’s population here is not natural. As the name says, the Banggai Cardinalfish is actually endemic to the Banggai Archipelago. The population in Lembeh Strait is the result of escaped Fishes, that were meant for Aquarium Trade. Since then the population of this…

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