Monotaxis heterodon (Bleeker 1854),

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: 173

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Monotaxis heterodon (Bleeker 1854)


Monotaxis heterodon (Bleeker 1854)  —Redfin emperor

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed on 3 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District; a video of a specimen taken in Senta Passage, east of New Hanover , at 5–16 m depth, St. KR 118, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Seychelles east to Marshall Islands and New Guinea, north to Malaysia, south to New Caledonia. Solitary or in small groups, in sheltered coral reefs, 1–60 m depth. Marine.