Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg 1787),

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: 57

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-803C-FF9F-EDFC-C8571B270913

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Plazi

scientific name

Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg 1787)
status

 

Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg 1787)  — Striped catfish, striped eel catfish ( Fig. 15View FIGURE 15)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 10 May 2009.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa and Algoa Bay ( South Africa) east to Samoa and Tonga, north to southern Korea, southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia at 32°S and Lord Howe Island. Found in coral reefs; also in estuaries, tidal pools and on open coasts, 1– 60 m depth. Transitional water and marine.