10. Systematics and Evolution

  1. Alejandro A. Vagelli

Published Online: 30 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950387.ch10

The Banggai Cardinalfish: Natural History, Conservation, and Culture of Pterapogon kauderni

The Banggai Cardinalfish: Natural History, Conservation, and Culture of Pterapogon kauderni

How to Cite

Vagelli, A. A. (2011) Systematics and Evolution, in The Banggai Cardinalfish: Natural History, Conservation, and Culture of Pterapogon kauderni, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950387.ch10

Author Information

  1. New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654996

Online ISBN: 9781119950387

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Keywords:

  • systematics and evolution;
  • Apogonidae, known as cardinalfishes;
  • percomorph families;
  • osteological characters;
  • Banggai-Sula Platform (BSP);
  • Pterapogon kauderni;
  • Quinca mirifica, closest relative to P. kauderni;
  • freshwater origin of Apogonidae (FOA)hypothesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Taxonomy of Pterapogon kauderni

  • Recent phylogeetic studies and intergeneric relationships of Pterapogon

  • Direct development and the Banggai-Australian connection: Could ontogeny and paleogeography provide hints about the origin and intergeneric relationships of Pterapogon?

  • Evolution of Apogonidae. The case for a freshwater-origin of the family