Taeniamia zosterophora (Bleeker 1856),

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: 140

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Taeniamia zosterophora (Bleeker 1856)


Taeniamia zosterophora (Bleeker 1856)  —Girdled cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 4 Mar. 2008, and at 8 m depth by Dean Tully on 2 July 2011; 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: Indonesia east to Palau, Yap and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. Aggregating above branching corals in coral-rich coastal and lagoon reefs, 1–40 m depth. Marine.