Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis (Bleeker 1853),

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: 206

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Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis (Bleeker 1853)


Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis (Bleeker 1853)  — Ternate damselfish ( Fig. 101View FIGURE 101)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 2 Dec. 2006; a video of a specimen taken at Tungelo Island , off southeastern New Hanover , at 3–46 m depth, St. KR 104, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Central Indonesia east to Palau and Vanuatu, north to Philippines, south to New Caledonia. Found in staghorn Acropora  thickets on sheltered inshore coral reefs and seaward reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.