Caranx papuensis Alleyne & Macleay 1877,

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: 146

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Caranx papuensis Alleyne & Macleay 1877


Caranx papuensis Alleyne & Macleay 1877  —Brassy trevally

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group, Namatamai District , New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 129). Specimens observed at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005 by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: East and South Africa east to Marshall and Marquesas islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in lagoon and seaward coral reefs, occasionally entering rivers and streams, 0–40 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.