Equulites lineolatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835 ),

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: 149

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Equulites lineolatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835 )


Equulites lineolatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)  —Ornate ponyfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Matanalaua River, New Hanover as Equula decora  by Munro (1958: 197).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: East Africa, Durban ( South Africa) and Madagascar east to Philippines and New Caledonia, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Schooling in coastal waters, 1–30 m depth. Transitional water and marine.