Pteragogus enneacanthus (Bleeker 1853),

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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Pteragogus enneacanthus (Bleeker 1853)


Pteragogus enneacanthus (Bleeker 1853)  —Cockerel wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Nausen Island, Kavieng District , 3–18 m depth, St. T 9, on 1 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found among corals and seagrass, 3–25 m depth. Marine.