Chrysiptera cyanea (Quoy & Gaimard 1825),

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 cyanea (Quoy & Gaimard 1825)


Chrysiptera cyanea (Quoy & Gaimard 1825)  —Blue devil

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Hanover as Glyphidodon assimilis  by Peters (1877: 843); reported as Abudefduf assimilis  by Munro (1958: 229); specimens photohraphed in Kavieng area in June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline and Solomon islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in sheltered coastal and lagoon reefs, 0–10 m depth. Marine.