Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836 ),

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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Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836 )


Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)  —Striped fangblenny

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 7 m depth, by Dean Tully on 18 Sept. 2012; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , at 3–32 m depth, St. KR 88, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 0–10 m depth. Marine.