Pomacanthus sexstriatus,

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: 198

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Pomacanthus sexstriatus


Pomacanthus sexstriatus  (Cuvier [ex Kuhl & Hasselt] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831)—Six-banded angelfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Tigak Islands, Kavieng District, New Ireland, by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 559). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary or in pairs, in coastal, lagoon, and seaward coral reefs, 3–60 m depth. Marine.