Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker 1871),

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: 209

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Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker 1871)


Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker 1871)  — Ambon chromis

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken west of Albatross Passage, southwestern Kavieng District, St. KR50, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 3–32 m depth, St. KR88, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Christmas and Cocos-Keeling Islands east to Micronesia and Papua New Guinea, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to Western Australia and Queensland ( Australia). Found in lagoons and seaward reef slopes, 5–65 m depth. Marine.