Apolemichthys griffisi (Carlson & Taylor 1981),

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

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Apolemichthys griffisi (Carlson & Taylor 1981)


Apolemichthys griffisi (Carlson & Taylor 1981)  —Griffis’ angelfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11329 (1 specimen, 67.8 mm SL, St. CP 4492-4, northwest of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Sulawesi ( Indonesia) and Papua New Guinea east to Gilbert Islands ( Kiribati) and Solomon Islands. Solitary or in pairs, on steep seaward reef slopes, 10–60 m depth. Marine.