Pterocaesio tessellata Carpenter 1987,

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 tessellata Carpenter 1987


Pterocaesio tessellata Carpenter 1987  —One-stripe fusilier

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken off southeastern New Hanover at 3–16 m depth, St. KR 98, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed in Nusa Channel, Kavieng District , 1–19 m depth, St. T 2, on 30 Oct. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Maldives and Sri Lanka east to Caroline Islands and Vanuatu, north to Philippines, south to New Caledonia. Schooling near coastal and seaward coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.