Myripristis vittata Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831,

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: 82-83

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

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scientific name

Myripristis vittata Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831
status

 

Myripristis vittata Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831  —Immaculate soldier, white-tipped soldierfish

STATUS AT NEW IREAND. 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 at Tungelo Island south of New Hanover, at 3–47 m depth, St. KR106, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in coral reefs, hiding in holes and crevices during the day, 3–80 m depth. Marine.

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