Cephalopholis polleni (Bleeker 1868),

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: 113

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Cephalopholis polleni (Bleeker 1868)


Cephalopholis polleni (Bleeker 1868)  —Harlequin grouper ( Fig. 51View FIGURE 51)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District at 30 m depth by Dean Tully on 30 Sept. 2013.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Comores and Mascarenes east to Palau and Line Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands. Solitary on seaward reefs, 30–70 m depth. Marine.