Stegastes albifasciatus (Schlegel & Müller 1840),

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

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Stegastes albifasciatus (Schlegel & Müller 1840)


Stegastes albifasciatus (Schlegel & Müller 1840)  —Whitebar gregory

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at St. KVGPMT43 (east of Bauddisson Island, Kavieng District) by Serge Andréfouët on 21 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Kawauiliaka Island , off northeastern New Hanover , at 3–12 m depth, St. KR 132, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Aldabra, Saint Brandon's Shoals and Mascarenes east to Wake Atoll, Line Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in rubble and boulder areas, 0–5 m depth. Marine.