Parupeneus cyclostomus,

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: 174-175

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Parupeneus cyclostomus


Parupeneus cyclostomus  (Lacepède [ex Commerson] 1801)—Goldsaddle goatfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 28 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern 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: Red Sea, East and South Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Line islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Point Quobba (Western Australia), New South Wales ( Australia), Lord Howe Island and Rapa. Found on coral, rocky, or rubble bottoms of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, 1–125 m depth. Marine.