Wetmorella albofasciata Schultz,

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: 240

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Wetmorella albofasciata Schultz


Wetmorella albofasciata Schultz  & Marshall 1954—White-barred pygmy wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in a video of a specimen taken east of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 2–9 m depth, St. KR28, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Hawaiian Islands and Society Islands, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga, north to Philippines. Secretive in crevices, in lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 8–42 m depth. Marine.