Sargocentron tiereoides (Bleeker 1853),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 88

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Sargocentron tiereoides (Bleeker 1853)


Sargocentron tiereoides (Bleeker 1853)  —Pink squirrelfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Ningin Island, New Ireland as Holocentrus tiereoides  by Munro (1958: 147), record confirmed by Kotlyar (1998: 204).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: East Africa east to Line and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in clear water of coral-rich lagoon and seaward reefs, 6–45 m depth. Marine.