Stegastes nigricans,

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: 222

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80D9-FF7A-EDFC-CD4E1D290A24

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Plazi

scientific name

Stegastes nigricans
status

 

Stegastes nigricans  (Lacepède [ex Commerson] 1802)—Dusky gregory

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Selapiu Island, Kavieng District, 1–6 m depth, St. T 15, on 3 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen; also observed south of Nemto Island , New Hanover, 1–12 m depth, St. T 24, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Tuamotu Archipelago, north to Ryukyu Islands and Wake Atoll, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found among dead branching corals, 1–12 m depth. Marine.