Taeniamia macroptera,

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 macroptera


Taeniamia macroptera  (Cuvier [ex Kuhl & Hasselt] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)—Duskytail cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 3–16 m depth, St. KR98, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell), and another video taken in Albatross Passage, southwestern Kavieng District, 3–13 m depth, St. KD83, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Sri Lanka east to Samoa and New Caledonia, north to Yaeyama Islands. Aggregating above branching corals in sheltered coral reefs, 2–20 m depth. Marine.