Carcharhinus coatesi (Whitley 1939),

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: 40

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Carcharhinus coatesi (Whitley 1939)


Carcharhinus coatesi (Whitley 1939)  — Australian whitecheek shark

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by White & Ko'ou (2018: 33), based on earlier report from Ningin Island, New Ireland as Carcharhinus dussumieri  (non Müller & Henle [ex Valenciennes], 1839) by Munro (1958: 112).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: northern Australia to New Guinea. Found on coral reefs, shallow lagoons, reef flats and seaward reefs, 0–123 m depth. Marine.