Pomacentrus coelestis

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: 219

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80DE-FF7D-EDFC-C8751D150931

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Plazi

scientific name

Pomacentrus coelestis
status

 

Pomacentrus coelestis  Jordan & Starks 1901—Neon damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken near Nusa Island, Kavieng District at 5–23 m depth, St. KR 8, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Christmas Island and South China Sea east to Line Islands and French Polynesia, north to Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia. Found on exposed fringing reeefs, lagoon and seaward reefs, 1–12 m depth. Marine.