Trachinotus blochii,

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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Trachinotus blochii


Trachinotus blochii  (Lacepède [ex Commerson] 1801)—Snubnose dart

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 1 m depth, by Dean Tully on 21 June 2013.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands, Samoa and Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to Norfolk Island. Found near the surface in lagoon and seaward coral reefs, occurring in schools near the edge of the surf, 0–3 m depth. Marine.