Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier 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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Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)


Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Javelin grunter

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005 by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Taiwan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on sand or mud bottoms, entering estuaries, 1–75 m depth. Transitional water and marine.