Epinephelus morrhua (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830),

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

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8072-FFD1-EDFC-CEBE19B20FF4

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Plazi

scientific name

Epinephelus morrhua (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)
status

 

Epinephelus morrhua (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Comet grouper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group, Namatamai District, New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 130).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 5.—General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Cook Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, New South Wales ( Australia), New Caledonia, Tonga and Tuamotu Archipelago. Found on deep reefs, 80–370 m depth. Marine.