Pristiapogon abrogramma (Fraser & Lachner 1985),

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: 137

publication ID

publication LSID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Pristiapogon abrogramma (Fraser & Lachner 1985)


Pristiapogon abrogramma (Fraser & Lachner 1985)  —Lateral-stripe cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken on north coast of Manne Island, Kavieng District at 1–11 m depth, St. KR 36, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Madagascar and Comoro Islands east to Philippines and Solomon Islands. Found solitary or in loose groups, in caves and ledges of seaward coral reefs, 11– 40 m depth. Marine.