Taeniurops meyeni (Müller & Henle 1841),

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: 46

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Taeniurops meyeni (Müller & Henle 1841)


Taeniurops meyeni (Müller & Henle 1841)  — Blotched fantail ray

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by White et al. (2018: 263), White & Ko'ou (2018: 62) based on underwater observation in Kavieng District by Dietmar Amon and D. Borcherds.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa and Mascarenes east to Philippines, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia), Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and New Caledonia. Found on rocky and coral reefs, 1–500 m depth. Marine.