Aprion virescens Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 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: 151

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Aprion virescens Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830
status

 

Aprion virescens Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830  —Green jobfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Drei Inseln Harbour , New Hanover by Munro (1958: 192–193). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to Port Hedland (Western Australia), New South Wales ( Australia), Lord Howe Island, and Tonga. Found in open water of deep lagoons, channels, or seaward reefs, 1–180 m depth. Marine.