Halieutaea stellata (Vahl 1797),

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: 73

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Halieutaea stellata (Vahl 1797)


Halieutaea stellata (Vahl 1797)  — Minipizza batfish ( Fig. 25View FIGURE 25)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4419-3, northeast of New Hanover; 2 specimens, St. CP 4498-23-24, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indo-West Pacific: India east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Demersal, 50–400 m depth. Marine.