Chaetodon baronessa Cuvier 1829,

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 baronessa Cuvier 1829


Chaetodon baronessa Cuvier 1829  —Eastern triangular butterflyfish ( Fig. 82View FIGURE 82)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed on 3–4 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District; another specimen photographed at St. KVG19 (Bagail Bay, Kavieng District ) by Serge Andréfouët on 19 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken off southern New Hanover at 3–47 m depth, St. KR 106, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Christmas and Cocos-Keeling islands and Indonesia east to Fiji, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to New South Wales ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Lives in pairs around Acropora  corals, 1–20 m depth. Marine.