Ctenochaetus tominiensis Randall 1955

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: 303

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

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Ctenochaetus tominiensis Randall 1955
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Ctenochaetus tominiensis Randall 1955  —Orangetip bristletooth ( Fig. 146View FIGURE 146)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed on 4 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 15, as C. tomensis  ); another photographed at St. KVG24 (off northwestern Bauddisson Island) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Tungelo Island , off southeastern New Hanover , at 3–46 m depth, St. KR 104, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Central Indonesia east to Palau and Fiji, north to Philippines, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in coral-rich areas of lagoons and seaward coral reefs, 5–40 m depth. Marine.