Pomacentrus philippinus Evermann & Seale 1907,

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: 221

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Pomacentrus philippinus Evermann & Seale 1907


Pomacentrus philippinus Evermann & Seale 1907  — Philippines damselfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 621); a video of a specimen taken east of Albatross Passage , southwestern Kavieng District, 2–38 m depth, St. KR 44, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken off southeastern New Hanover, at 6–21 m depth, St. KR 124, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Maldives and Andaman Sea east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in coastal and seaward reefs, 1–12 m depth. Marine.