Epibulus brevis Carlson, Randall & Dawson 2008,

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: 227

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Epibulus brevis Carlson, Randall & Dawson 2008


Epibulus brevis Carlson, Randall & Dawson 2008  —Latent slingjaw wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken off Bauddisson Island, Kavieng District, at 2–35 m depth, St. KR 58, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Martha's Shoal, off eastern New Hanover , at 7–41 m depth, St. KR 122, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Central Indonesia east to Palau and Papua New Guinea. Solitary in coastal and seaward reefs, 5–15 m depth. Marine.