Anyperodon leucogrammicus,

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: 110

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Anyperodon leucogrammicus


Anyperodon leucogrammicus  (Valenciennes [ex Reinwardt] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)—Slender grouper, slender rockcod ( Fig. 50View FIGURE 50)

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group , Namatamai District , New Ireland by Randall & Heemstra (1991: 24). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and collected by Barry C. Russell on 14 June 2014. A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 14 June 2007; a video of a specimen taken off southeastern New Hanover, at 6–21 m depth, St. KR 124, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell). ANSP material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa and Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands and Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in coral-rich areas and clear waters on lagoon and seaward reefs, 1–80 m depth. Marine.