Chelidoperca tosaensis Matsunuma, Yamakawa & Williams 2017,

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: 115-116

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Chelidoperca tosaensis Matsunuma, Yamakawa & Williams 2017


Chelidoperca tosaensis Matsunuma, Yamakawa & Williams 2017  —Tosa perchlet ( Fig. 53View FIGURE 53)

Status at New Ireland. New record from Papua New Guinea, based on NTUM 11300 (1 specimen, 59.1 mm SL, St. CP 4489-14, northwest of New Hanover ), and NTUM 11364 (1 specimen, 57.4 mm SL, St. CP 4501-7, 5.3 km westnorthwest of Kavieng).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: New Guinea and Philippines north to southern Japan. Found on soft bottoms on the continental shelf, 60–302 m depth. Marine.

Remarks. The New Ireland specimens well agree with typical material of C. tosaensis  , recently described by Matsunuma et al. (2017).