Neopomacentrus azysron (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: 217

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Neopomacentrus azysron (Bleeker 1877)


Neopomacentrus azysron (Bleeker 1877)  —Yellowtail demoiselle

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at St. KVG24 (off northwestern Bauddisson Island) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Alexander Passage , off southeastern New Hanover , at 5–14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Palau and Vanuatu, north to Taiwan and Yaeyama Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Rocky reef and gravel habitats in seaward reef habitats, 1–12 m depth. Marine.