Centropyge multifasciata (Smith & Radcliffe 1911),

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Centropyge multifasciata (Smith & Radcliffe 1911)


Centropyge multifasciata (Smith & Radcliffe 1911)  —Multi-barred angelfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Tigak Islands, Kavieng District, New Ireland, by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 542). Specimens photographed in Kavieng region on 3–5 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14, as Paracentropyge multiflasciatusus  ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Christmas and Cocos-Keeling islands (eastern Indian Ocean) and Indonesia east to Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Solitary or in small groups, in caves or under ledges of seaward coral reefs, 7–70 m depth. Marine.