Halichoeres argus (Bloch & Schneider 1801)

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: 228

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Halichoeres argus (Bloch & Schneider 1801)
status

 

Halichoeres argus (Bloch & Schneider 1801)  —Argus wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in a video of a specimen taken east of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 2–9 m depth, St. KR 28, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Balang Island , New Hanover , 0–18 m depth, St. T 21, on 6 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Eastern Andaman Sea east to Fiji, north to Taiwan, south to New Caledonia. Found in seagrass beds, 0–5 m depth. Marine.