Pterocaesio tile (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830),

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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Pterocaesio tile (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)


Pterocaesio tile (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Bluestreak fusilier

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed on 1–2 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District; specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 10 June 2009; others at St. KVG22 (northeast of Lemus Island , Kavieng District ) by Serge Andréfouët on 21 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken off Nubilus Island , off southeastern New Hanover , at 3–32 m depth, St. KR 88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Line Islands ( Kiribati) and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Schooling near coral or rocky reefs, 0–60 m depth. Marine.