Paracirrhites arcatus,

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: 202-203

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Paracirrhites arcatus


Paracirrhites arcatus  (Cuvier [ex Parkinson] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)—Ringeye hawkfish ( Fig. 99View FIGURE 99)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed on 3 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District. A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 24 Dec. 2006; a video of a specimen taken at Martha's Shoal, off eastern New Hanover, at 7–41 m depth, St. KR122, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Comores and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Lord Howe and Norfolk islands and Rapa. Solitary, in lagoon and seaward reefs, on heads of small branching corals including Stylophora  , Pocillopora  , Acropora  , 1–33 m depth. Marine.