Lutjanus lutjanus Bloch 1790,

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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Lutjanus lutjanus Bloch 1790


Lutjanus lutjanus Bloch 1790  —Bigeye snapper

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 and 21 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in coastal coral reefs and on seaward reef slopes, 10–90 m depth. Marine.