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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae Cardinalfishes
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Ostorhinchus

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Ostorhinchus angustatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus angustatus
[Broadstriped cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus aphanes Fraser, 2012

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ostorhinchus aphanes
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus apogonoides (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus apogonoides
[Short-tooth cardinal]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus aroubiensis
[]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus aterrimus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus atrogaster
[Blackbelly cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus aureus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Ostorhinchus aureus
[Ring-tailed cardinalfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Ostorhinchus brevispinis (Fraser & Randall, 2003)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus brevispinis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Ostorhinchus bryx (Fraser, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus bryx
[Offshore cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Ostorhinchus capricornis (Allen & Randall, 1993)

Photo by Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Ostorhinchus capricornis
[Capricorn cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus cavitensis (Jordan & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Ostorhinchus cavitensis
[Whiteline cardinalfish]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Ostorhinchus chalcius (Fraser & Randall, 1986)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus chalcius
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Ostorhinchus cheni (Hayashi, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Ostorhinchus cheni
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus chrysopomus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus chrysopomus
[Spotted-gill cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia
[Yellowlined cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ostorhinchus cladophilos
[Shelter cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus compressus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus compressus
[Ochre-striped cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus cookii (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus cookii
[Cook's cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma
[Yellowstriped cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus cyanotaenia
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus dispar (Fraser & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ostorhinchus dispar
[Redspot cardinalfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus diversus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus doederleini (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus doederleini
[Doederlein's cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus endekataenia (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus endekataenia
[Candystripe cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus fasciatus (White, 1790)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Ostorhinchus fasciatus
[Broadbanded cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Ostorhinchus flagelliferus Smith, 1961

Photo by Photo by Polack, D.
 
Ostorhinchus flagelliferus
[Coachwhip cardinal]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Ostorhinchus flavus (Allen & Randall, 1993)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus flavus
[Brassy cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus fleurieu Lacepède, 1802

Photo by Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Ostorhinchus fleurieu
[Flower cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus franssedai (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus franssedai
[Frans' cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Ostorhinchus fukuii (Hayashi, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus fukuii
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus griffini (Seale, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Ostorhinchus griffini
[Hookfin cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus gularis (Fraser & Lachner, 1984)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus gularis
[Gular cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii
[Hartzfeld's cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus hoevenii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Ostorhinchus hoevenii
[Frostfin cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ostorhinchus holotaenia (Regan, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Ostorhinchus holotaenia
[Copperstriped cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus ishigakiensis (Ida & Moyer, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ostorhinchus ishigakiensis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi
[Spot-nape cardinalfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ostorhinchus kiensis (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus kiensis
[Rifle cardinal]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ostorhinchus komodoensis (Allen, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus komodoensis
[Komodo cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus (Allen, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus
[Slenderline cardinalfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Ostorhinchus leslie Schultz & Randall, 2006

Photo by Photo by Stender, K.
 
Ostorhinchus leslie
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus limenus (Randall & Hoese, 1988)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Ostorhinchus limenus
[Sydney cardinalfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus (Allen & Randall, 2002)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus
[Linespot cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus luteus (Randall & Kulbicki, 1998)

Photo by Photo by DAWR, Guam
 
Ostorhinchus luteus
[Yellow cardinalfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ostorhinchus maculiferus (Garrett, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus maculiferus
[Spotted cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus margaritophorus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Ostorhinchus margaritophorus
[Red-striped cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus (Fraser & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus
[Blackvent cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus melanopterus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ostorhinchus microspilos (Allen & Randall, 2002)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus microspilos
[Microspot cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Ostorhinchus moluccensis (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus moluccensis
[Moluccan cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Ostorhinchus monospilus (Fraser, Randall & Allen, 2002)

Photo by Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Ostorhinchus monospilus
[Moluccen cardinal]



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus multilineatus (Bleeker, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus multilineatus
[Many-lined cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus mydrus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Ostorhinchus nanus (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus nanus
[Tiny cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Ostorhinchus neotes (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus neotes
[Mini cardinalfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ostorhinchus nigripes (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Goebbels, D.
 
Ostorhinchus nigripes
[Blackfoot cardinal]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Ostorhinchus nigrocincta (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Ostorhinchus nigrocincta
[Blackbelt cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus (Lachner, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus
[Blackstripe cardinalfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ostorhinchus norfolcensis (Ogilby, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus norfolcensis
[Norfolk cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus notatus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus notatus
[Spotnape cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus noumeae
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus
[Sevenstriped cardinalfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus
[Tail-eye cardinalfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Ostorhinchus oxina (Fraser, 1999)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus oxina
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus (Allen, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus
[Sharpline cardinalfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ostorhinchus pallidofasciatus (Allen, 1987)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus pallidofasciatus
[Palestriped cardinalfish]



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Ostorhinchus parvulus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus parvulus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus pleuron (Fraser, 2005)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Ostorhinchus pleuron
[Rib-bar cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ostorhinchus properuptus (Whitley, 1964)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus properuptus
[Southern orange-lined cardinal fish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus pselion (Randall, Fraser & Lachner, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Ostorhinchus pselion
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus quinquestriatus
[]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus radcliffei
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Ostorhinchus regula (Fraser & Randall, 2003)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus regula
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus relativus (Randall, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus relativus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus rubrimacula (Randall & Kulbicki, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus rubrimacula
[Rubyspot cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus rueppellii (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Ostorhinchus rueppellii
[Gobbleguts]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus schlegeli (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ostorhinchus schlegeli
[Schlegel's cardinalfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ostorhinchus sealei (Fowler, 1918)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Ostorhinchus sealei
[Seale's cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Ostorhinchus selas (Randall & Hayashi, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus selas
[Meteor cardinalfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ostorhinchus semilineatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Ostorhinchus semilineatus
[Half-lined cardinal]



West Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Ostorhinchus septemstriatus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Ostorhinchus septemstriatus
[Sevenband cardinalfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Ostorhinchus sinus (Randall, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus sinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Ostorhinchus spilurus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Ostorhinchus taeniophorus (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus taeniophorus
[Reef-flat cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Ostorhinchus urostigmus (Bleeker, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ostorhinchus urostigmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Ostorhinchus victoriae
[Western striped cardinalfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ostorhinchus wassinki (Bleeker, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ostorhinchus wassinki
[Kupang cardinalfish]
No picture found


 
Ostorhinchus wilsoni
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ostorhinchus angustatus Broadstriped cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1911
Ostorhinchus aphanes Western Pacific 4.5 SL 2012
Ostorhinchus apogonoides Short-tooth cardinal Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1856
Ostorhinchus aroubiensis Western Central Pacific. 1853
Ostorhinchus aterrimus Western Central Pacific 1867
Ostorhinchus atrogaster Blackbelly cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.9 SL 1912
Ostorhinchus aureus Ring-tailed cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 14.5 TL 1802
Ostorhinchus brevispinis Eastern Central Pacific 6.2 SL 2003
Ostorhinchus bryx Offshore cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5.2 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus capricornis Capricorn cardinalfish Western Pacific 5.8 SL 1993
Ostorhinchus cavitensis Whiteline cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1907
Ostorhinchus chalcius Southeast Pacific 11.6 SL 1986
Ostorhinchus cheni Northwest Pacific 13 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus chrysopomus Spotted-gill cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1854
Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia Yellowlined cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1851
Ostorhinchus cladophilos Shelter cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL 2002
Ostorhinchus compressus Ochre-striped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1911
Ostorhinchus cookii Cook's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1881
Ostorhinchus cyanosoma Yellowstriped cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1853
Ostorhinchus cyanotaenia Western Central Pacific 1853
Ostorhinchus dispar Redspot cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1976
Ostorhinchus diversus Western Central Pacific 7.8 SL 1912
Ostorhinchus doederleini Doederlein's cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1901
Ostorhinchus endekataenia Candystripe cardinalfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1852
Ostorhinchus fasciatus Broadbanded cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12.6 TL 1790
Ostorhinchus flagelliferus Coachwhip cardinal Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1961
Ostorhinchus flavus Brassy cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 9.6 SL 1993
Ostorhinchus fleurieu Flower cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 12.5 SL 1802
Ostorhinchus franssedai Frans' cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus fukuii Indo-West Pacific 9.3 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus griffini Hookfin cardinalfish Western Pacific 13.5 SL 1910
Ostorhinchus gularis Gular cardinalfish Western Indian Ocean 6.6 TL 1984
Ostorhinchus hartzfeldii Hartzfeld's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1852
Ostorhinchus hoevenii Frostfin cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 6 TL 1854
Ostorhinchus holotaenia Copperstriped cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL 1905
Ostorhinchus ishigakiensis Western Pacific 6 TL 1974
Ostorhinchus jenkinsi Spot-nape cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 8.7 SL 1907
Ostorhinchus kiensis Rifle cardinal Northwest Pacific 8 TL 1901
Ostorhinchus komodoensis Komodo cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus leptofasciatus Slenderline cardinalfish Western Pacific 5 SL 2001
Ostorhinchus leslie Central Pacific 4.9 SL 2006
Ostorhinchus limenus Sydney cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 14 TL 1988
Ostorhinchus lineomaculatus Linespot cardinalfish Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 2002
Ostorhinchus luteus Yellow cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 4.4 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus maculiferus Spotted cardinalfish Eastern Central Pacific 14 TL 1864
Ostorhinchus margaritophorus Red-striped cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1855
Ostorhinchus melanoproctus Blackvent cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 4 SL 1976
Ostorhinchus melanopterus Western Central Pacific 1930
Ostorhinchus microspilos Microspot cardinalfish Indian Ocean 7 TL 2002
Ostorhinchus moluccensis Moluccan cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 9 TL 1832
Ostorhinchus monospilus Moluccen cardinal Indo-Pacific 7.8 SL 2002
Ostorhinchus multilineatus Many-lined cardinalfish Western Pacific. 10 TL 1874
Ostorhinchus mydrus Western Central Pacific 1905
Ostorhinchus nanus Tiny cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 6 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus neotes Mini cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 2.7 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus nigripes Blackfoot cardinal Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 1867
Ostorhinchus nigrocincta Blackbelt cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific. 9.1 SL 1912
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus Blackstripe cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1953
Ostorhinchus norfolcensis Norfolk cardinalfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1888
Ostorhinchus notatus Spotnape cardinalfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1782
Ostorhinchus noumeae Western Central Pacific 1958
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus Sevenstriped cardinalfish Pacific Ocean 10 TL 1828
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus Tail-eye cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1994
Ostorhinchus oxina Indian Ocean 7.1 SL 1999
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus Sharpline cardinalfish Western Pacific 3.9 SL 2001
Ostorhinchus pallidofasciatus Palestriped cardinalfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7 SL 1987
Ostorhinchus parvulus Western Pacific. 4 TL 1912
Ostorhinchus pleuron Rib-bar cardinalfish Indo-West Pacific 10.4 SL 2005
Ostorhinchus properuptus Southern orange-lined cardinal fish Indo-Pacific. 6 TL 1964
Ostorhinchus pselion Western Indian Ocean 4 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus quinquestriatus Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL 1908
Ostorhinchus radcliffei Western Central Pacific 1918
Ostorhinchus regula Western Central Pacific 3.8 SL 2003
Ostorhinchus relativus Eastern Central Pacific 7.4 SL 2001
Ostorhinchus rubrimacula Rubyspot cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 4.5 SL 1998
Ostorhinchus rueppellii Gobbleguts Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1859
Ostorhinchus schlegeli Schlegel's cardinalfish Western Pacific 12 TL 1855
Ostorhinchus sealei Seale's cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1918
Ostorhinchus selas Meteor cardinalfish Western Pacific 4 SL 1990
Ostorhinchus semilineatus Half-lined cardinal Western Pacific 12 TL 1842
Ostorhinchus septemstriatus Sevenband cardinalfish West Pacific 5.3 SL 1880
Ostorhinchus sinus Eastern Central Pacific 8.5 SL 2001
Ostorhinchus spilurus Western Indian Ocean 7.4 SL 1905
Ostorhinchus taeniophorus Reef-flat cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 11.5 TL 1908
Ostorhinchus urostigmus Western Central Pacific 15 SL 1874
Ostorhinchus victoriae Western striped cardinalfish Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL 1859
Ostorhinchus wassinki Kupang cardinalfish Western Central Pacific 7 TL 1861
Ostorhinchus wilsoni Western Central Pacific 1918



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