Nemipterus furcosus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830),

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: 165

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Nemipterus furcosus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)


Nemipterus furcosus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Fork-tailed threadfin bream

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell during 14–28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Maldives and India east to New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on sand or mud bottoms, entering estuaries, 2–110 m depth. Transitional water and marine.