Alectis indica (Rüppell 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: 143

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Alectis indica (Rüppell 1830)


Alectis indica (Rüppell 1830)  —Indian threadfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland as Caranx gallus  by Peters (1877: 836).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 0.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes eastward to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found in coastal waters over coral reefs, entering estuaries, 1–100 m depth. Transitional water and marine.