Lactarius lactarius (Bloch & Schneider 1801),

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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Lactarius lactarius (Bloch & Schneider 1801)


Lactarius lactarius (Bloch & Schneider 1801)  —False trevally

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Matanalaua River, New Hanover by Munro (1958: 179).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Oman, Persian Gulf and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in coastal waters above soft bottoms, 1–100 m depth. Transitional water and marine.