Apogon crassiceps Garman 1903,

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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Apogon crassiceps Garman 1903


Apogon crassiceps Garman 1903  —Ruby cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in a video of a specimen taken west of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 4–26 m depth, St. KR16, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Easter Island, north to Japan, south to Western Australia, New South Wales ( Australia), Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, Tonga and Rapa. Found in coastal and seaward reefs, 1–20 m depth. Marine.