Etelis carbunculus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828,

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: 151

publication ID

publication LSID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Etelis carbunculus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828


Etelis carbunculus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828  —Deep-water red snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola (1987b: 292); subsequently reported from Lihir Group, Namatamai District by Fry et al. (2006: 129). Specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 June 2014. KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: East Africa, Comores, Seychelles and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands, Line Islands ( Kiribati) and Austral Islands, north to southern Japan, south to off Kimberleys (Western Australia), New Caledonia, northern New Zealand, and Tonga. Found above rock bottom, 90–400 m depth. Marine.