Cheilodipterus artus Smith 1961,

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: 131

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

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8086-FF25-EDFC-CC9B1AEF0D97

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scientific name

Cheilodipterus artus Smith 1961
status

 

Cheilodipterus artus Smith 1961  —Wolf cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 375). A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island , Kavieng District , 8–10 m depth, by Dean Tully on 1 July 2011 and 18 Sept. 2012; others photographed at St. KVG24 (off northwestern Bauddisson Island ) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014; a specimen in a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 3–16 m depth, St. KR 98, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Marshall and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. In loose aggregations hovering in mid-water in caves or above branching corals, 3–158 m depth. Marine.