Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus九帶鸚天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1828) Depth 1 - 4M
Chinese 九帶鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 九線鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 9 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Timor; Guam, Mariana Is., w. Pacific 
Synonyms Apogon novemfasciatus, Lovamia novemfasciata   
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  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 ASIZP0054780. ASIZP0054912. ASIZP0055913. ASIZP0055914. ASIZP0059188. ASIZP0060028. ASIZP0060406. ASIZP0061549. ASIZP0061880. ASIZP0061898. ASIZP0062167. ASIZP0062168. ASIZP0062169. ASIZP0069926. ASIZP0070010. ASIZP0070076. ASIZP0070084. ASIZP0070903. ASIZP0070917. ASIZP0072451. ASIZP0072452. ASIZP0075120. ASIZP0700316. ASIZP0803327. ASIZP0803328. ASIZP0804307. ASIZP0804308. ASIZP0804309. ASIZP0804310. ASIZP0805137. ASIZP0805138. ASIZP0900264. ASIZP0900282. ASIZP0900326. ASIZP0913327. ASIZP0913328. ASIZP0914307. ...List all 42 records... 
Barcode2012-01-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Seven-striped cardinalfish; Nine-banded soldierfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body depth about 2.74 times in standard length; body browen with 5 horizontal strips; striped body pattern extends onto caudal fin and stripes converge towards center; horizontal stripe broader (larger than 1/2 spaces between two stripes); caudal fin forked.
habitats Common in reef flats and shallow lagoons to a depth of about 4 m. Nocturnal species. Usually in pairs swimming close to shelter. Feeds on small crustaceans and fishes. 
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean to the Line Islands, north to the Izu Islands, south to Great Barrier Reef and Samoa; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility No commercial value.