Oxycheilinus bimaculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840 )

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: 235

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

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scientific name

Oxycheilinus bimaculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840 )
status

 

Oxycheilinus bimaculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)  —Doublespot wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken from Senta Passage, off eastern New Hanover, 5–16 m depth, at St. KR 118, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Nusa Channel , Kavieng District , 1–19 m depth, St. T 2, on 30 Oct. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island and New Caledonia, and Marquesas Islands. Found in rubble or seagrass areas, 2–100 m depth. Marine.