Mobula birostris (Walbaum 1792),

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: 48

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Mobula birostris (Walbaum 1792)


Mobula birostris (Walbaum 1792)  — Giant manta

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed south of Nemto Island , New Hanover, St. T 24, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Pelagic, mainly in coastal waters, single or in loose aggregations, 0–120 m depth. Marine.