Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean 1929),

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: 301

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Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean 1929)


Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean 1929)  —Dark surgeonfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District at 20 m depth by Dean Tully on 28 June 2013); a video of a specimen taken at Martha's Shoal, east of New Hanover , St. KR 154, at 6–20 m depth, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Eastern Indonesia east to Society, Tuamotu and Pitcairn islands. Found on slopes of seaward coral reefs, 20–90 m depth. Marine.