Alepes vari (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833 ),

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: 143

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Alepes vari (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833 )


Alepes vari (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)  —Herring scad ( Fig. 67View FIGURE 67)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed by D. Tully at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 3 m depth, 10 July 2017.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Western Australia and Queensland ( Australia). Found in coastal waters over coral reefs, entering estuaries, 0–10 m depth. Transitional water and marine.