Epinephelus spilotoceps Schultz in Schultz, Lachner, Welander & Woods 1953,

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: 119

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Epinephelus spilotoceps Schultz in Schultz, Lachner, Welander & Woods 1953
status

 

Epinephelus spilotoceps Schultz in Schultz, Lachner, Welander & Woods 1953  —Foursaddle grouper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group, Namatamai District, New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 130); a video of a specimen taken on east side of Tsoileunung Island, southeast of New Hanover, at 6–21 m depth, St. KR124, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 5.—General distribution: East Africa east to Micronesia, Line and Cook islands, north to Philippines, south to Western Australia. Found in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1– 20 m depth. Marine.