Bodianus anthioides (Bennett 1832),

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: 223

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Bodianus anthioides (Bennett 1832)


Bodianus anthioides (Bennett 1832)  —Lyretail hogfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Kavieng, Kavieng District , 0–11 m depth, St. KR 22, 5 June 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Wake Atoll, Marshall Islands and Henderson Island ( Pitcairn Group), north to southern Japan, south to Australia, New Caledonia and Austral Islands. Solitary on steep seaward reef slopes, 6–25 m depth. Marine.