Lutjanus timoriensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824),

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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Lutjanus timoriensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824)


Lutjanus timoriensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824)  —Timor snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng , New Ireland by Kailola (1987b: 296); subsequently reported from Lihir Group , Namatamai District by Fry et al. (2006: 129). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: Sri Lanka east to Samoa, north to Philippines, south to New Guinea and Solomon Islands. Solitary; young fishes occasionally in coastal reefs, adults deeper, offshore, 10–150 m depth. Marine.