Salarias fasciatus (Bloch 1786),

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: 262

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Salarias fasciatus (Bloch 1786)


Salarias fasciatus (Bloch 1786)  —Jeweled blenny

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 20 Feb. 2010; a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island , off eastern New Hanover , 4–12 m depth, St. KR 130, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found in coastal, lagoon and seaward reefs, 0.5– 8 m depth. Marine.