Caracanthus maculatus (Gray 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: 100

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Caracanthus maculatus (Gray 1831)


Caracanthus maculatus (Gray 1831)  —Spotted coral croucher

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Nemto Island, New Hanover , 1–50 m depth, St. T 23, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Cocos-Keeling Islands and Indonesia east to Marshall and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found among branches of Pocillopora  coral heads, 1–15 m depth. Marine.