Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker 1857)

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

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker 1857)
status

 

Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker 1857)  —Blackspot angelfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographes in June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14, as G. melanospillos  ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines, New Guinea and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Usually in groups, on slopes of seaward coral reefs, 20–45 m depth. Marine.