Chaetodon burgessi Allen & Starck 1973,

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: 182

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Chaetodon burgessi Allen & Starck 1973


Chaetodon burgessi Allen & Starck 1973  —Burgess' butterflyfish ( Fig. 83View FIGURE 83)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed on 4 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Eastern Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and Tonga, north to Philippines, south to Solomon Islands. Solitary or in pairs, on steep drop-offs of seaward reefs, 20–80 m depth. Marine.