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Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits inshore reefs, crevices of reef flats and coral slopes (Ref. 9710). Nocturnal species (Ref. 7300).
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Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia south to northwestern Australia; reported from New Zealand (Ref. 5755).
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Western Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 100 mm NG
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Max. size

12.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 48635))
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Diagnostic Description

Juveniles strongly striped. Adults with faint stripes, but tall anteriorly pointed second dorsal fin. Sometimes has dark peduncular spot which can be turned on or off with mood (Ref. 48635).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 18 m (Ref. 57178)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 18.3 - 18.3
 
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Trophic Strategy

Found inshore (Ref. 75154).
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Mouthbrooders (Ref. 240). Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Ostorhinchus chrysotaenia

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Apogon chrysotaenia

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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