Chaetodon speculum Cuvier,

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: 188

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Chaetodon speculum Cuvier


Chaetodon speculum Cuvier  [ex Kuhl & Hasselt] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831 —Oval-spot butterflyfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 1 m depth, by Dean Tully on 7 July 2011.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Yap ( Caroline Islands) and Tonga, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Usually solitary, occasionally in pairs, in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.