Caesio caerulaurea Lacepède,

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: 158

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Caesio caerulaurea Lacepède


Caesio caerulaurea Lacepède  [ex Commerson] 1801—Scissortail fusilier

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 4 m depth, by Dean Tully on 20 July 2013; others photographed at St. KVG25 (off southeastern New Hanover) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa and western Mascarenes east to Marshall, Tuamotu and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in schools along seaward coral reefs, 0–50 m depth. Marine.