Ostorhinchus pallidofasciatus, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Wide dusky stripes on lower body, and narrow stripe over upper body. Half stripe from eye and tail spot on mid tail base. All markings faint and indistinct.
Max Size: 7 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: Many (11 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