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Seale’s Cardinalfish

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Ostorhinchus sealei

Other Name(s) Cheek-barred Cardinalfish

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Seale’s Cardinalfish

GOOD Fish
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Young with grey to pale yellow bodies and numerous black stripes; adults have deeper yellow/green bodies; 2 dark magenta stripes; black spot at tail; blue eyes. Captive-bred Seale’s Cardinalfish are available directly from the breeder, Biota.