Symphorichthys spilurus (Günther 1874),

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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Symphorichthys spilurus (Günther 1874)


Symphorichthys spilurus (Günther 1874)  —Sailfin snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kulineua River , New Hanover as Symphorus spilurus  by Munro (1958: 194). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell on 28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Palau and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in mixed sand-coral habitats, 5–60 m depth. Marine.