Chaetodon meyeri Bloch & Schneider 1801

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

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80BC-FF1F-EDFC-CDFD1AA20B71

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Plazi

scientific name

Chaetodon meyeri Bloch & Schneider 1801
status

 

Chaetodon meyeri Bloch & Schneider 1801  —Meyer's butterflyfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng , New Ireland by Fowler (1931: 340), based on QM material. Specimens photographed in Kavieng region on 1–2 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey ; others photographed at St. KVG9 ( Bismarck Sea side of southeastern Kavieng District ) by Serge Andréfouët on 15 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Martha's Shoal, east of New Hanover, St. KR 154, at 6–20 m depth, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa and Réunion east to Caroline, Line and Phoenix islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs, 2–25 m depth. Marine.