Pomacentrus brachialis Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830,

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: 219

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Pomacentrus brachialis Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830


Pomacentrus brachialis Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830  —Charcoal damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken off Nusa Island, Kavieng District, 2–18 m depth, St. KR 32, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Fiji, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in passes and on seaward reef slopes, 6–40 m depth. Marine.