Pomacentrus amboinensis Bleeker 1868,

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: 218-219

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Pomacentrus amboinensis Bleeker 1868


Pomacentrus amboinensis Bleeker 1868  — Ambon damselfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng , New Ireland as Pomacentrus dimidiatus  by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 66), based on ZMH 11976View Materials. A specimen was photographed at Kavieng on 2 June 2013, second dive, during ACIAR Aquarium Survey; 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). KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Coral reefs, 1–40 m depth. Marine.