Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus黑帶鸚天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lachner, 1953) Depth 1 - 35M
Chinese 黑帶鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黑帶鸚天竺鯛 
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 Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Yuro I., Bikini Atoll, Marshall Is. 
Synonyms Apogon aroubiensis, Apogon nigrofasciatus   
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.   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 ASIZP0061948. ASIZP0062529. ASIZP0069386. ASIZP0070060. ASIZP0070073. ASIZP0072193. ASIZP0073191. ASIZP0073528. ASIZP0074522. ASIZP0803378. ASIZP0804332. ASIZP0804333. ASIZP0805616. ASIZP0806077. ASIZP0913378. ASIZP0914332. ASIZP0914333. ASIZP0915616. ASIZP0916077.  
Common Name Blackbanded soldierfish; Blackstripe cardinalfish; Black-striped cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Body with 5 broad uniform dark brown to black stripes, the midlateral one ending in a dark spot at caudal base. Mouth oblique; anterior preopercular margin smooth; posterior serrate; caudal fin forked.
habitats Occurs on reef flats and shallow lagoon reef, usually seen singly or in pairs under ledges or in crevices. Feed on small benthic invertebrates at night. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: known only from the Red Sea and Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean; ranging to the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia and Rapa. 
Utility No commercial value.