Zoramia fragilis (Smith 1961)

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: 140-141

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Zoramia fragilis (Smith 1961)
status

 

Zoramia fragilis (Smith 1961)  —Fragile cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland as Apogon fragilis  by Lewis et al. (1974); record confirmed by Kailola (1987b: 255). Record from Nusa Island , Kavieng District based on USNM 334053View Materials (55); a specimen observed at Anelaua Island, New Hanover, 2–16 m depth, St. T 22, on 6 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Samoa, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Forming aggregations among branching corals, 1–15 m depth. Marine.

Zoramia gilberti  ( Jordan & Seale 1905)—Gilbert's cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken on north coast of Manne Island, Kavieng District at 1–11 m depth, St. KR36, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea to the Philippines, east to Palau and Yap. Forming aggregations among branching corals, 2–10 m depth. Marine.