Ostorhinchus angustatus, Adult, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Ostorhinchus angustatus, Adult, Naigani Is, Fiji, Photo: Andrew Green
Ostorhinchus angustatus, Adult, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Alternating dark and light stripes along body, with five full dark stripes. Mid stripe ends in diffuse black spot on tail base. Very similar O. nigrofasciatus (Blackstriped Cardinalfish) lacks narrow white margin around black spot on tail base.
Max Size: 11 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (3% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Several (8 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland