Macolor macularis Fowler 1931,

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: 155

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Macolor macularis Fowler 1931


Macolor macularis Fowler 1931  —Midnight snapper ( Fig. 69View FIGURE 69)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photographs taken on 1 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District; a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 14 June 2008  ; others photographed at St. KVG28 (southeast of New Hanover) by Serge Andréfouët on 24 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Maldives east to Mariana Islands, Kiribati ( Phoenix Islands and Samoa, north to Taiwan and Yaeyama Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary or in groups, at the edge of steep slopes of lagoons, passes, and seaward reefs, 3–90 m depth. Marine.