Chromis retrofasciata Weber 1913,

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: 211

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Chromis retrofasciata Weber 1913


Chromis retrofasciata Weber 1913  —Blackbar chromis

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed on 4–5 June 2013 during A ACIAR quarium Survey in Kavieng District; additional specimens photographed at St. KVG 17 on the Bismarck Sea side of northern Kavieng District by Serge Andréfouët on 18 Aug. 2014  , and at St. KVG28 (southeast of New Hanover) by Serge Andréfouët on 24 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Sabah ( Malaysia), Philippines and New Guinea east to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in coastal reefs, in lagoons, and on seaward reef slopes, 12–120 m depth. Marine.