Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker 1856),

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: 217

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Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker 1856)


Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker 1856)  —Regal demoiselle

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken on north coast of Manne Island, Kavieng District at 1–11 m depth, St. KR 36, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Alexander Passage, off southeastern New Hanover , at 5–14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, and East Africa east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia; invasive in Caribbean Sea. Forming aggregations in coastal fringing reefs and patch reefs, 5–18 m depth. Marine.