Plectorhinchus vittatus (Linnaeus 1758),

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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Plectorhinchus vittatus (Linnaeus 1758)


Plectorhinchus vittatus (Linnaeus 1758)  — Oriental sweetlips

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photographs taken on 1 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District ; specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 June 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa and Mascarenes east to Guam and Society Islands, south to New Caledonia. Found above coral reefs or inshore rocky reefs, juveniles in the lagoon, 2–25 m depth. Marine.