Centropyge bicolor (Bloch 1787),

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: 194-195

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Centropyge bicolor (Bloch 1787)


Centropyge bicolor (Bloch 1787)  —Bicolour angelfish ( Fig. 95View FIGURE 95)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photographs taken on 1–3 and 5 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14); others photographed at St. KVG20 (east of Enuk Island, Kavieng District) by Serge Andréfouët on 20 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken off Nubilus Island, off southeastern New Hanover, at 3–32 m depth, St. KR88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. Solitary, in pairs or in small groups, in coral-rich or rubble areas of lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–25 m depth. Marine.