Pristipomoides typus Bleeker 1852,

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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Pristipomoides typus Bleeker 1852


Pristipomoides typus Bleeker 1852  —Sharptooth jobfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Kailola (1987b: 297); subsequently reported from Lihir Group , Namatamai District , New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 130). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: East Africa and western Mascarenes east to New Guinea, south to North-West Cape (Western Australia) and New South Wales ( Australia). Schooling above deep reefs or rock bottom, 40–245 m depth. Marine.