Chaetodon semeion Bleeker 1855

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: 187-188

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-80BE-FF1C-EDFC-C98D1D610F3C

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scientific name

Chaetodon semeion Bleeker 1855
status

 

Chaetodon semeion Bleeker 1855  —Dotted butterflyfish ( Fig. 88View FIGURE 88)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District by Dietmar Amon on 22 Aug. 2008, and at Lissenung Island, 6 m depth, by Dean Tully on 19 Oct. 2011; a specimen observed at Nemto Island, New Hanover, 1–50 m depth, St. T23, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Sri Lanka east to Line and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Usually in pairs, in coralrich areas of lagoon reefs and outer slopes of seaward reefs, 2–30 m depth. Marine.