Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus 1766),

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: 97

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Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus 1766)


Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus 1766)  —Chinese trumpetfish ( Fig. 39View FIGURE 39)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on USNM 425215View Materials from Nusa Island, Kavieng District. A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 10 June 2009; another photographed at St. KVG20 (east of Enuk Island, Kavieng District ) by Serge Andréfouët on 20 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: South and East Africa east to Panama, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara, Hawaiian, Johnston and Easter islands, south to Western Australia at 31°52'S, Lord Howe and Kermadec islands, and Rapa. Found in coral and rocky reefs, at depths of 2–122 m depth. Marine.