Taeniamia biguttata (Lachner 1951),

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 biguttata (Lachner 1951)


Taeniamia biguttata (Lachner 1951)  —Twinspot cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in 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), and another taken on the north coast of Kavieng District , at 6–24 m depth, St. KR 164.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Samoa, north to the Philippines and Taiwan, south to Papua New Guinea. Aggregating in caves and crevices of sheltered coral reefs, 3– 18 m depth. Marine.