Chrysiptera sinclairi Allen 1987,

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: 214

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Chrysiptera sinclairi Allen 1987


Chrysiptera sinclairi Allen 1987  —Sinclair's damselfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 595); recorded from New Hanover and Kavieng District by Allen et al. (2015: 78).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Endemic to islands in the northern and eastern Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea. Found in sheltered lagoons, associated with branching corals, 2–15 m depth. Marine.