Plagiotremus laudandus (Whitley 1961),

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: 260

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Plagiotremus laudandus (Whitley 1961)


Plagiotremus laudandus (Whitley 1961)  —Bicolour fangblenny

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 796); a video of a specimen taken at Kavieng , Kavieng District , 0–11 m depth, St. KR 22, 5 June 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern New Hanover, 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Philippines, south to northern Australia and Lod Howe Island. Solitary, in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.