Stethojulis interrupta (Bleeker 1851),

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: 238

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Stethojulis interrupta (Bleeker 1851)


Stethojulis interrupta (Bleeker 1851)  —Cutribbon wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken in Steffen Strait, western Kavieng District at 3–18 m depth, St. KR 68, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken from Senta Passage, off eastern New Hanover , 5–16 m depth, at St. KR 118, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East and South Africa east to Philippines and Soloman Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Australia. Found in coastal coral reefs and reef flats, 0–18 m depth. Marine.