Myripristis violacea Bleeker 1851,

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: 82

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Myripristis violacea Bleeker 1851
status

 

Myripristis violacea Bleeker 1851  —Violet soldierfish ( Fig. 27View FIGURE 27)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photograph taken on 1 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District , and a specimen collected at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 7 June 2014  . Another specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 5 m depth, by Dean Tully on 6 July 2011  , others photographed at St. KVG26 (off western Bauddisson Island ) by Serge Andréfouët on 23 Aug. 2014  , and at St. KVG28 (southeast of New Hanover ) by Serge Andréfouët on 24 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Line, Marquesas and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in sheltered areas of coastal, lagoon or seaward reefs, 2–30 m depth. Marine.