Eastern Central Pacific: known only from the Hawaiian Islands and Johnston Island. Reports of occurrence in other Indo-West Pacific countries are questionable.
- Randall, J.E. 1998 Review of the cardinalfishes (Apogonidae) of the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Aqua 3(1):25-38. (Ref. 27665) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=27665&speccode=51830
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