Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828),

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: 109

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Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)


Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)  —Waigeo seaperch

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola (1975: 89). Specimens collected at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014. KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Papua New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found in coral and rocky reefs, entering estuaries, 3–12 m depth. Transitional water and marine.