Ostorhinchus luteus, Adult, Ashmore Reef, WA, Photo: Ian Shaw
Pale yellow-orange with indistinct pale dusky brown stripes, one narrow across top of head, second broader through eye, with blue spots on pre-operculum. Similar Apogon apogonides lacks stripes and has blue spots on sides.
Max Size: 5 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 27.2-29.7°C
Depth: 1-49 m.
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (42% 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: Many (17 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.