Paracaesio xanthura (Bleeker 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: 157

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Paracaesio xanthura (Bleeker 1869)


Paracaesio xanthura (Bleeker 1869)  —Yellowtail blue snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group , Namatamai District by Fry et al. (2006: 130). Specimens photographed on 2 June 2013, second dive, during ACIAR Aquarium Survey at Kavieng.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: General distribution: East Africa east to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on seaward reef slopes, 20–150 m depth. Marine.