Pterocaesio pisang (Bleeker 1853),

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: 159-160

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Pterocaesio pisang (Bleeker 1853)


Pterocaesio pisang (Bleeker 1853)  —Banana fusilier

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photograph taken on 1 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District. Specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 11 Feb. 2007; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern New Hanover, 3–25 m depth, St. KR90, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Philippines and Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northwestern Australia and New Caledonia. Schooling near coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–100 m depth. Marine.