Scolopsis ciliata ( Lacepède 1802 ),

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: 167

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Scolopsis ciliata ( Lacepède 1802 )


Scolopsis ciliata ( Lacepède 1802)  —Whitestreak monocle bream ( Fig. 75View FIGURE 75)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 2 m depth, by Dean Tully on 22 June 2013; another photographed at St. KVG20 (east of Enuk Island , Kavieng District ) by Serge Andréfouët on 20 Aug. 2014; a video of a specimen taken off Nubilus Island , off southeastern New Hanover , at 3–32 m depth, St. KR 88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary or in groups, on sand bottom adjacent to coral reefs, 0–25 m depth. Transitional water and marine.