Upeneus lombok Uiblein & White 2015,

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: 176

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Upeneus lombok Uiblein & White 2015


Upeneus lombok Uiblein & White 2015  —Lombok goatfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11241 (1 specimen, 69.2 mm SL, St. CP 4458-9, 11.0 km west of Kavieng   GoogleMaps, 2°33.33’S 150°41.45’E– 2°33.32’S 150°43.18’E, 180–181 m depth, R/ V Alis, 30 Apr. 2014), and NTUM 11363 (1 specimen, St. CP 4501-6, 9.4 km westsouthwest of Kavieng, 2°34.89’S 150°44.06'E 2°34.84'S 150°42.86’E, 94–95 m depth, R/ V Alis, 7 Sept. 2014)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Southern Indonesia to northeastern Australia. 54–180 m depth. Marine.

Remarks. The present species represents a new depth record for the species, which was previously known from depths of 54–60 m ( Uiblein & White 2015).