Pomacanthus navarchus (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: 198

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Pomacanthus navarchus (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831 )


Pomacanthus navarchus (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831)  —Blue-girdled angelfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed on 3 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14); another photographed at St. KVG28 (southeast of New Hanover) by Serge Andréfouët on 24 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and New Guinea, north to Philippines, south to northern Australia. Solitary in coral reefs, 3–40 m depth. Marine.