Plectorhinchus lessonii (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830),

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 lessonii (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)


Plectorhinchus lessonii (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Striped sweetlips

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 7 and 21 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Martha's Shoal, off eastern New Hanover , at 7–41 m depth, St. KR 122, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–35 m depth. Marine.