Chrysiptera glauca (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830),

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: 213

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Chrysiptera glauca (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)


Chrysiptera glauca (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Grey damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photograph taken on 1 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District; a video of a specimen taken at Pochol Island, east of New Hanover , at 6–7 m depth, St. KD 62, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: South and East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Wake, Line and Gambier islands, north to Izu Islands, south to Western Australia, Lord Howe and Norfolk islands, and Tonga. Found among rubble or consolidated reef rock of exposed intertidal reef flats and sandy beaches, subject to mild surge; also near freshwater run-offs, 0–3 m depth. Transitional water and marine.