Ctenochaetus cyanocheilus Randall & Clements 2001,

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: 302-303

publication ID


publication LSID


persistent identifier


treatment provided by


scientific name

Ctenochaetus cyanocheilus Randall & Clements 2001


Ctenochaetus cyanocheilus Randall & Clements 2001  —Bluelipped bristletooth

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken east of Albatross Passage, southwestern Kavieng District, at 3–57 m depth, St. KR 186, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Nemto Island , New Hanover , 4–15 m depth, St. T 23, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Eastern Indonesia east to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found in lagoons and seaward reef slopes, 1–46 m depth. Marine.