Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus angustatus
Ostorhinchus angustatus寬帶鸚天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911) Depth 6 - 65M
Chinese 寬帶鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 寬帶鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Malanipa I., east of Zamboanga, Philippines 
Synonyms Amia angustata, Apogon angustata, Apogon angustatus, Ostorhynchus angustatus   
Reference 1.臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);2. Shao, K. T., and J. P. Chen (1986) The New Records of Cardinalfishes from Taiwan, with a Synopsis of the Family Apogonidae. Journ. Taiwan Museum, 39(2):61-104;3. Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. ;4. Randall, J. E. (2005) Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. i-xii + 1-707. ;5. Fraser, T. H. and E. A. Lachner (1985)A revision of the cardinalfish subgenera Pristiapogon and Zoramia (genus Apogon) of the Indo-Pacific region (Teleostei: Apogonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 412: i-iii + 1-47.   Radcliffe, L. 1911 Shao, K.T. etc. 1986 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0061944. ASIZP0071160.  
Common Name Striped cardinalfish; Broad-striped cardinalfish; Broadstriped cardinalfish; Broadstriped soldierfish; Broadstriped cardinal 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Three predorsalss; a pair of uroneurals; caudal fin forked. Body whitish with 5 horizontal stripes whish is brassy to dark brown in color; dark spot at base of middle caudal fin rays; fin rays light red.
habitats Commonly found in clear-waters of seaward reefs; on reef crests and slopes, where usually shallow, and along deep drop-offs to 25 m. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates at night; cryptic under ledges or in holes by day. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa, north to Taiwan, south to New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility No commercial value.