Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker 1856),

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80E6-FF45-EDFC-CDDE1DF30A94

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Plazi

scientific name

Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker 1856)
status

 

Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker 1856)  —Yellowtail tubelip

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 2 m depth, by Dean Tully on 16 Sept. 2012; a video of a specimen taken at Pochol Island , east of New Hanover , at 6–7 m depth, St. KD 62, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Eastern Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Palau and New Guinea, north to Philippines, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary, in sheltered coral reefs; young fishes remove parasites from other fishes, 2–25 m depth. Marine.