Plectranthias longimanus (Weber 1913),

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: 121

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Plectranthias longimanus (Weber 1913)


Plectranthias longimanus (Weber 1913)  —Longfin perchlet

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11424 (1 male, 21.7 mm SL, St. KD 62, around Prochol Island, Kavieng District   GoogleMaps, 02°34.007’S 150°33.694’E, 6–7 m depth, sand and broken shells, 20 June 2014). WAM material (WAM P.28186-005, 2 specimens, Kavieng).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Fiji, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Solitary in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 6–75 m depth. Marine.