Fowleria marmorata (Alleyne & Macleay 1877),

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: 132

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Fowleria marmorata (Alleyne & Macleay 1877)


Fowleria marmorata (Alleyne & Macleay 1877)  —Barred cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11446 (1 specimen, 15.7 mm SL, St. KR 42, Bismarck Sea, south coast of Manne Island, 1 km west of Albatross Pass, Kavieng District   GoogleMaps, 02°45.185’S 150°42.085’E, 1–42 m depth, 9 June 2014).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Line, Society and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. Solitary and secretive, in crevices or among coral, in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 0–37 m depth. Marine.