Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus endekataenia
Ostorhinchus endekataenia細線鸚天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1852) Depth 1 - 15M
Chinese 細線鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 細線鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 14 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Bangka [Banka] or Lepar I., Indonesia. 
Synonyms Amia endekataenia, Apogon edekataenia, Apogon endekataenia, Apogon singapurensis, Ostorhinchus edekataenia   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);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;Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the  Fraser, T.H. 1974 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 ASIZP0056659. ASIZP0058199.  
Common Name Candystripe cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 9; pectoral-fin rays 14. Body with 7-8 horizontal stripes on body side; Stripe behind eye extending to the base of caudal spine; preopercular ridge smooth or weakly serrated; caudal fin forked; Closely resemble A. doederleini, but distinguished in having longitudinal stripes in its sides, and a black ocellus equal to eye diameter on the base of its caudal fin.
habitats Occurs along cliffs and slightly deep water, in coral reef crevices. Nocturnal species. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Tokyo Bay to Taiwan and southward along the West Pacific. 
Utility No commercial value.