Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Apogonidae > Ostorhinchus > Ostorhinchus fasciatus

Ostorhinchus fasciatus (cardinalfish; Barred striped cardinalfish; Broadbanded cardinalfish; Broad-banded cardinalfish; Fourbanded soldierfish; Four-banded soldier-fish; Striped cardinalfish; Twostripe cardinalfish)

Language: Bikol; Hiligaynon; Magindanaon; Malay; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Ostorhinchus fasciatus, commonly known as broadbanded cardinalfish, is a marine fish native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
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Migration [1]  Amphidromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia


Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant)[2]
Phalacrocorax varius (Australian Pied Cormorant)[2]
Platycephalus indicus (Indo-Pacific flathead)[3]
Thalasseus bergii (Swift Tern)[2]


Parasitized by 
Octotestis apogoni[4]
Opegaster ditrematis[4]


Australia; Bahrain; China; Coral Sea and GBR; East Central Australian Shelf; Fiji Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and Persian Gulf south to Mozambique and east to the western Pacific where it ranges from Japan to Sydney.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Japan; Malaysia; Maldives; Mozambique; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Papua New Guinea; Persian Gulf; Red Sea; Ryukyu Islands; South China Sea; Taiwan; Thailand; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Feeding ecology of the piscivorous birds Phalacrocorax varius, P. melanoleucos and Sterna_her i in Moreton Bay, Australia: diets and dependence on trawler discards, S. J.M. Blaber and T.J. Wassenberg, Marine Marine Biology 101, 1-10(1989)
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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