Carangoides ferdau (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775),

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: 145

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Carangoides ferdau (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)


Carangoides ferdau (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)  —Blue trevally

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Drei Inseln Harbour, New Hanover as Ferdauia laticaudis  by Munro (1958: 183). Specimens observed at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005 by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey. NTUM 12142 (1 specimen, St. CP 4481-4, southeast of Manne Island ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes eastward to Hawaiian and Line islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Norfolk Island and Rapa. Found in coastal waters over sand bottom near coral reefs, 1–60 m depth. Marine.