Cirrhilabrus punctatus Randall & Kuiter 1989

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: 227

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

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scientific name

Cirrhilabrus punctatus Randall & Kuiter 1989
status

 

Cirrhilabrus punctatus Randall & Kuiter 1989  —Dotted fairy-wrasse

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 Pochol Island , east of New Hanover , at 6–7 m depth, St. KD 62, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Australia and Papua New Guinea east to Fiji to Tonga. Found in mixed coral-rubble habitats of seaward reef slopes, 2–35 m depth. Marine.