Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus fasciatus
Ostorhinchus fasciatus寬條鸚天竺鯛
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Author (Shaw, 1790) Depth 15 - 88M
Chinese 寬條鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 寬條鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 10.3 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 West、South、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Port Jackson, N. S. W., Australia. 
Synonyms Amia elizabethae, Amia quadrifasciata, Apogon elizabethae, Apogon evanidus, Apogon fasciatus, Apogon monogramma, Apogon quadrifasciatus, Apogonichthyes quadrifasciatus, Apogonicthyes quadrifasciatus, Mullus fasciatus, Ostorhinchus quadrifasciatus   
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 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Fraser, T. H. 2005 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0055260. ASIZP0055909. ASIZP0058203. ASIZP0058427. ASIZP0067765. ASIZP0068303. ASIZP0068305. ASIZP0070542. ASIZP0074292. ASIZP0074913. ASIZP0078367. ASIZP0803526. ASIZP0804065. ASIZP0804067. ASIZP0807138. ASIZP0913526. ASIZP0914065. ASIZP0914067. ASIZP0917138.  
Common Name Broad-banded cardinalfish; Twostripe cardinal; Cardinal fish; Fourlined cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 15-16. Body light brown; three predorsalss; a pair of uroneurals present; recognized by the distinctive white leading edge on ventral fins; Body with two horizontal stripes; the median strip extending to caudal fin; caudal fin forked.
habitats Found in fairly deep (50 m) sheltered water. In schools above sandy bottom near a sea anemone in bays to 80 m offshore. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates.  
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to Inhaca Island and eastward to the Philippines and New Guinea, north to Japan, south to northern Australia. 
Utility No commercial value.