Canthigaster papua (Bleeker 1848),

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: 334

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Canthigaster papua (Bleeker 1848)


Canthigaster papua (Bleeker 1848)  —Papuan toby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 8 Sept. 2010 and at 7 m depth by Dean Tully on 16 Sept. 2012; a video of a specimen taken at Kawauiliaka Island , off northeastern New Hanover , at 3–12 m depth, St. KR 132, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Islands and Indonesia east to Palau and Solomon Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary or in pairs, in coral reefs, 1– 35 m depth. Marine.