Taenianotus triacanthus 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: 104

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Taenianotus triacanthus Lacepède 1802


Taenianotus triacanthus Lacepède 1802  —Leaf scorpionfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 7 Sept. 2010.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Galapagos Archipelago, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia at 14°04'S, New South Wales ( Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Benthic in coral and rocky reefs, on reef flats, outer reef slopes, currentswept channels, and rarely on lagoon reefs, 5–43 m depth. Marine.