Gaia Guide: Taxonomy: description of Redspot Cardinalfish (species: Ostorhinchus rubrimacula)
Ostorhinchus rubrimacula
Redspot Cardinalfish


©Anne: Ostorhinchus rubrimacula at night, Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne: Ostorhinchus rubrimacula near Loomis Beach, Lizard Island, at night.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Apogonidae
Genus Ostorhinchus
Species Ostorhinchus rubrimacula

Colours

                   

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It can be found in marine environments.

Web resources

References

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.
  • Heiniger, H. and R.D. Adlard (2012). Host specificity and local infection dynamics of Kudoa leptacanthae n. sp. (Multivalvulida: Kudoidae) from the pericardial cavity of two Zoramia spp. (Perciformes: Apogonidae) at Lizard Island lagoon, Queensland, Australia. Parasitology International, 61: 697-706. LIRS catalog number 1582.
  • Heiniger, H. and R.D. Adlard (2013). Molecular identification of cryptic species of Ceratomyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) including the description of eight novel species from apogonid fishes (Perciformes: Apogonidae) from Australian waters. Acta Parasitologica, 58: 342-360. LIRS catalog number 1697.
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