Stethojulis bandanensis (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 bandanensis (Bleeker 1851)


Stethojulis bandanensis (Bleeker 1851)  —Red-shoulder wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken near Wadei Island, Kavieng District at 11–15 m depth, St. KR 72, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Balang Island , New Hanover , 0–18 m depth, St. T 21, on 6 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Cocos-Keeling and Christmas islands, South China Sea to Line Islands, French Polynesia, Australia and Kermadec Islands, north to Japan; Revillagigedo Archipelago ( Mexico). Found in coastal and seaward coral reefs, 0–20 m depth. Marine.