Atherinomorus lacunosus,

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: 76

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Atherinomorus lacunosus


Atherinomorus lacunosus  (Bloch & Schneider [ex Forster] 1801)—Hardyhead silverside

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Drei Inseln Harbour, New Hanover as Allanetta forskali  by Munro (1958: 156).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Tuamotu islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, New South Wales ( Australia) and Rapa, recently immigrated into eastern Mediterranean through Suez Canal. Pelagic, schooling along sandy shorelines and reef margins, 0–39 m depth. Transitional water and marine.