Plectorhinchus polytaenia (Bleeker 1853),

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: 164

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Plectorhinchus polytaenia (Bleeker 1853)


Plectorhinchus polytaenia (Bleeker 1853)  —Ribbon sweetlips

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed in Kavieng District at St. KVGPMT 25 by Serge Andréfouët on 15 Aug. 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Malaysia east to Philippines and Papua New Guinea, south to Solomon Islands and northwestern Australia. Found in coastal and seaward coral reefs, 5–40 m depth. Marine.