Oxycheilinus orientalis,

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: 235-236

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Oxycheilinus orientalis


Oxycheilinus orientalis  (Günther [ex Bleeker] 1862)— Oriental wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed on 4 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Caroline and Solomon islands, north to Philippines, south to New Caledonia. Found in sand-rubble areas near coral reefs, 10–80 m depth. Marine.