Centropyge fisheri (Snyder 1904),

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: 195

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Centropyge fisheri (Snyder 1904)


Centropyge fisheri (Snyder 1904)  —White-tail pygmy angelfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photographs taken on 3 June 2013, first dive, during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District; a video of a specimen taken on east side of Tsoileunung Island, southeast of New Hanover , at 6–21 m depth, St. KR 124, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Hawaiian, Marquesas and Tuamotu islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Solitary or in aggregations, in coral rubble areas of lagoons, passages and slopes of seaward coral reefs, 10–95 m depth. Marine.