Scientific Name
Ostorhinchus properuptus
Ostorhinchus properuptus黃帶鸚天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Whitley, 1964) Depth 3 - 30M
Chinese 黃帶鸚天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃帶鸚天竺鯛 
Max Length 8.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Frederick Reef, Coral Sea 
Synonyms Apogon properupta, Apogon properuptus, Lovamia properupta   
Reference 1. 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);2. Fishbase(2013);3. 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.;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.   Whitley, G. P. 1964 Shao, K.T. etc. 1986 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0054861. ASIZP0056959. ASIZP0067107. ASIZP0067126. ASIZP0067137. ASIZP0071010. ASIZP0071124. ASIZP0802137. ASIZP0802138. ASIZP0802139. ASIZP0912137. ASIZP0912138. ASIZP0912139.  
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Common Name Southern orange-lined cardinal fish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Maxillary reaching to below the center of pupil; small canine teeth on both jaws; dorsal fin reaching to the origin of anal fin when depressed; body except the black snout generally reddish brown and orangish ventrally; the first dorsal spine and the upper part of the membrane between third and fourth spines black; caudal fin forked.
habitats Found in clear coastal and outer reefs, juveniles in harbors, boulder rock and usually in small aggregations. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific. 
Utility No commercial value.