Chrysiptera unimaculata (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: 215

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Chrysiptera unimaculata (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)


Chrysiptera unimaculata (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Onespot damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken in Senta Passage, southeast of New Hanover at 5–16 m depth, St. KR 118, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Kulaumis Island , Kavieng District , 1–10 m depth, St. T 17, on 4 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Mozambique Channel, Oman, Madagascar Channel, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Fiji and Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on shallow reef flats, 0–5 m depth. Marine.