Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther 1877),

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: 259

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Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther 1877)


Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther 1877)  —Yellowtail fangblenny

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, by Dean Tully); a video of a specimen taken off southern New Hanover at 3–47 m depth, St. KR106, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary or in pairs, in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.