Sphaeramia orbicularis,

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: 139

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Sphaeramia orbicularis


Sphaeramia orbicularis  (Cuvier [ex Kuhl & Hasselt] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)—Orbicular cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from St. Mathias as Apogon orbicularis  by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 58), based on ZMH 11967View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 4.—General distribution: Southern Red Sea and East Africa east to Caroline Islands and Tonga, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to New Caledonia. Lives in aggregations in mangrove habitats, 0–5 m depth. Marine.