Gerres longirostris,

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: 161

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Gerres longirostris


Gerres longirostris  (Lacepède [ex Commerson] 1801)—Longtail silverbiddy ( Fig. 71View FIGURE 71)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 3 m depth, by Dean Tully on 5 July 2011.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East and South Africa, Aldabra, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Palau and Marquesas Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Adults on shallow soft bottoms adjacent to coral reefs; juveniles in estuaries, 0–50 m depth. Transitional water and marine.