Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker 1877,

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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Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker 1877


Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker 1877  —New Guinea wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Echuca Shoal, New Hanover, 15–34 m depth, St. KR 158, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken in Albatross Passage, southwestern Kavieng District , at 3–13 m depth, St. KR 53, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Palau and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary on coral-rich seaward reef slopes, 4–30 m depth. Marine.