Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker 1854)

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: 241-242

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Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker 1854)


Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker 1854)   —Steephead parrotfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell on 28 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Martha's Shoal, east of New Hanover , St. KR 154, at 6–20 m depth, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Islands. Coral reefs, 1–50 m depth. Marine.