Myripristis hexagona ( Lacepède 1802 ),

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: 81-82

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Myripristis hexagona ( Lacepède 1802 )


Myripristis hexagona ( Lacepède 1802)  —Doubletooth soldierfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken in Steffen Strait, western Kavieng District at 3–18 m depth, St. KR68, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: South and East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Samoa and Tonga, north to Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in sheltered areas of offshore reefs, 3–40 m depth. Marine.