Sargocentron tiere (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829),

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: 87

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Sargocentron tiere (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)


Sargocentron tiere (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)  —Tahitian squirrelfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005 by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey; a video of a specimen taken in Alexander Passage, southeast of New Hanover , at 5– 14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Pitcairn islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. In crevices in lagoon and seaward reefs, 1–183 m depth. Marine.