Plectranthias inermis Randall 1980,

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: 121

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Plectranthias inermis Randall 1980


Plectranthias inermis Randall 1980  —Chequered perchlet

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Selapiu Island, Kavieng District , 1–48 m depth, St. T 13, on 3 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen. WAM material (WAM P.28186-001, 1 specimen, Kavieng).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Mauritius; Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) and Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea. Found on coral rubble of seaward reef slopes, 14–65 m depth. Marine.