Copperstriped cardinalfish


  • Recorded singly, in pairs or in small schools.


  • Body pinkish to silvery.
  • Several horizontal copper stripes on body. The middle stripe begins from the tip of the head and continues through the tail. The stripe above the middle stripe begins from head but ends at mid-body.

Common Name: Copperstriped cardinalfish

Family Common Name: Cardinalfishes

Scientific Name: Ostorhinchus holotaenia___(Regan, 1905)

Maximum Length: 8 cm (Total Length)