Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus (Allen & Robertson 1974),

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: 216

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Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus (Allen & Robertson 1974)


Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus (Allen & Robertson 1974)  —Monarch damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island, off eastern New Hanover, 4–12 m depth, St. KR130, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in coral thickets interspersed with open sand and dead coral, 1–5 m depth. Marine.