Lutjanus johnii (Bloch 1792),

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: 153

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Lutjanus johnii (Bloch 1792)


Lutjanus johnii (Bloch 1792)  —John's snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from St. Mathias by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 61), based on ZMH 11955View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 4.—General distribution: East Africa east to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Adults found in coral and rocky reefs, juveniles in mangrove estuaries, 0–80 m depth. Transitional water and marine.