Lutjanus monostigma (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828),

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: 154

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Lutjanus monostigma (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)
status

 

Lutjanus monostigma (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)  —Onespot snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Edmago Island , Kavieng , New Ireland by Munro (1958: 188). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell on 21 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken from Alexander Passage, off southeastern New Hanover, 5– 14 m depth, at St. KR 96, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Kiribati (Line Islands) and Pitcairn, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to off northern Australia, New Caledonia and Rapa. Found in coral reefs, usually close to shelter, 1–60 m depth. Marine.