Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37327004

Species Ostorhinchus semilineatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Blacktip Cardinalfish, Black-tipped Cardinal-fish, Black-tipped Cardinalfish, Half-lined Cardinal


Generic Combinations




Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Dampier Archipelago (19º37´S) to Joseph Bonaparte Gulf (14º30´S 128º30'E), WA, Arafura Sea, NT, Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island, Timor Sea; tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, nocturnal.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
09-Jan-2014 APOGONIDAE 13-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Dec-2012 12-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED