Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède 1801,

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: 148

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Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède 1801


Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède 1801  —Talang queenfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed and photographed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 and 21 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to New Guinea and Solomon Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Adults found in clear lagoon and seaward coral reefs, juveniles inshore and in estuaries, 0–100 m depth. Transitional water and marine.