Gerres erythrourus (Bloch 1791),

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: 160

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Gerres erythrourus (Bloch 1791)


Gerres erythrourus (Bloch 1791)  —Deep-bodied mojarra

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Matalanaua River , New Hanover as Gerres abbreviatus  by Munro (1958: 199). Specimens observed at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005 by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: India east to Caroline Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Adults on shallow soft bottoms adjacent to coral reefs, also entering lower reaches of rivers and streams, juveniles in estuaries, 1–40 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.