Hologymnosus doliatus,

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: 232

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Hologymnosus doliatus


Hologymnosus doliatus  (Lacepède [ex Commerson] 1801)—Pastel ringwrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in a video of a specimen taken east of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 2–9 m depth, St. KR28, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Pitcairn, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Australia, New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island and Rapa. Found on sand-rubble bottoms near coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.