Amblyglyphidodon aureus,

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: 205

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Amblyglyphidodon aureus


Amblyglyphidodon aureus  (Cuvier [ex Kuhl & Hasselt] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)—Golden damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed on 4–5 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District. A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District at 16 m depth by Dean Tully in Sept. 2015  ; another photographed at St. KVG28 (southeast of New Hanover ) by Serge Andréfouët on 24 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on steep slopes of seaward coral reefs, 3–45 m depth. Marine.