Rogadius pristiger (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829),

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Rogadius pristiger (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)


Rogadius pristiger (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)  —Thorny flathead

Status at New Ireland. New record of this taxon from New Ireland; previously misidentified from Carteret Harbour, Lambom, New Ireland as Platycephalus serratus  (non Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829) by Peters (1877: 839).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Red Sea and Madagascar east to Philippines and New Guinea, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Benthic on silt or sand bottoms, 5–80 m depth. Marine.