Chaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831

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: 185

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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scientific name

Chaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831
status

 

Chaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831  —Spot-tail butterflyfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Burgess (1978: 679); a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island , Kavieng District , 3 m depth, by Dean Tully on 15 Sept. 2012; a specimen observed at Nemto Island, New Hanover, 1–12 m depth, St. T 24, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Malaysia and Indonesia east to Palau and Solomon Islands, north to Philippines, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in coral-rich areas of reef flats, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 3–50 m depth. Marine.