Chrysiptera rollandi (Whitley 1961),

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 rollandi (Whitley 1961)


Chrysiptera rollandi (Whitley 1961)  —Rolland's damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at St. KVG24 (off northwestern Bauddisson Island, Kavieng District) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , at 3–32 m depth, St. KR 88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Palau and Solomon Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in lagoons, coastal and seaward reefs, 1–35 m depth. Marine.