Lutjanus ehrenbergii (Peters 1869),

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: 152

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

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scientific name

Lutjanus ehrenbergii (Peters 1869)
status

 

Lutjanus ehrenbergii (Peters 1869)  —Ehrenberg's snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Carteret Harbour, Lambom, New Ireland as Mesoprion ehrenbergii  by Peters (1877: 831); record confirmed by Allen & Talbot (1985: 33). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 3.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Pohnpei ( Caroline Islands), north to Taiwan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in groups in coastal reefs and estuaries, 1–20 m depth. Transitional water and marine.