Pinstripe Cardinalfish (species: Fibramia lateralis) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Fibramia lateralis
Pinstripe Cardinalfish

©Anne Hoggett: Fibramia lateralis among mangrove roots in Ferrier's Creek, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Apogonidae
Genus Fibramia
Species Fibramia lateralis



Distinguishing features

Dark membranes at anterior end of first dorsal fin; a thin dark stripe along midline of rear body; a dark spot sometimes outlined with white on the tail base.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Mabuchi, K., T.H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma and M. Nishida (2014). Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa, 3846(2): 151-203. LIRS catalog number 90255.