Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker 1855),

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: 163-164

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Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker 1855)


Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker 1855)  —Goldlined sweetlips ( Fig. 72View FIGURE 72) Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell during 14–28 June 2014. A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 6 July 2010; others photographed at St. KVG25 (off southeastern New Hanover) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Malaysia and Indonesia east to New Guinea and Solomon Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found in coral-rich coastal reefs and lagoons, 6–70 m depth. Marine.