Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858)

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: 216

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-80D3-FF70-EDFC-CFBD19B20CF9

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858)
status

 

Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858)  —Black-vent damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens at St. KVGPMT 27 in Kavieng District by Serge Andréfouët on 16 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern New Hanover , at 3–32 m depth, St. KR 88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Malaysia and Indonesia east to Yap and Papua New Guinea, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in sheltered coral reefs and lagoons, 1–10 m depth. Marine.