Fibramia lateralis (Valenciennes 1832),

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: 132

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Fibramia lateralis (Valenciennes 1832)


Fibramia lateralis (Valenciennes 1832)  —Coastal cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kawieng, New Ireland as Apogon lateralis  by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 57), based on ZMH 12755View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Samoa, north to Taiwan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Forming aggregations in sheltered bays and lagoons, including mangrove habitats, occasionally entering the lower reaches of freshwater rivers and streams, 0–3 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.