Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828

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: 131-132

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828
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Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828  —Fiveline cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 377); record from Nusa Island, Kavieng District based on USNM 261195 (10). Specimens photographed at St. KVG19 (Bagail Bay, Kavieng District) by Serge Andréfouët on 19 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 3–32 m depth, St. KR88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia, Lord Howe Island and Rapa. Lives in aggregations among corals, rocks, seagrass and Diadema sea urchins, 0–40 m depth. Marine.