Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus cookii
Ostorhinchus cookii庫氏鸚天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Macleay, 1881) Depth 0 - 15M
Chinese 庫氏鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 庫氏鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔、大目丁(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Endeavour R. and Darnley I., Australia. 
Synonyms Amia robusta, Apogon cookie, Apogon cookii, Apogon melanotaenia, Apogon novemfasciatus, Apogon robusta, Apogon robustus, Ostorhynchus endekataenia   
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.   Shao, K.T. etc. 1986 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 陳正平 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0055050. ASIZP0055906. ASIZP0056012. ASIZP0056020. ASIZP0056957. ASIZP0056958. ASIZP0057512. ASIZP0059089. ASIZP0059306. ASIZP0059689. ASIZP0061924. ASIZP0062131. ASIZP0062132. ASIZP0062144. ASIZP0064800. ASIZP0064918. ASIZP0064937. ASIZP0066598. ASIZP0069608. ASIZP0069623. ASIZP0069626. ASIZP0069667. ASIZP0071359. ASIZP0071485. ASIZP0071486. ASIZP0074337. ASIZP0079008. ASIZP0700189. ASIZP0800244. ASIZP0800245. ASIZP0800246. ASIZP0801804. ASIZP0801805. ASIZP0802427. ASIZP0910244. ASIZP0910245. ASIZP0910246. ...List all 40 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Blackbanded cardinal; Cook's cardinalfish; Cook's soldierfish; Multilined cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body whitish with 5-6 dark brown to yellowish stripes, the stripe originating at the upper rear corner of eye incomplete; midlateral stripe ending in a distinct black spot at caudal fin base; black spot on caudal fin base equal in size to pupil; caudal fin forked.
habitats Found close to ledges of rocky areas or coral reefs during the day. Subtidal zone to depths of about 10 m. Nocturnal species. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and the Gulf of Oman south to Natal and east to the western Pacific where it ranges from Japan to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.  
Utility No commercial value.