Parupeneus multifasciatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1825),

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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Parupeneus multifasciatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1825)


Parupeneus multifasciatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1825)  —Multibar goatfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 8 m depth, by Dean Tully on 5 July 2011; 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: Cocos-Keeling Islands and Indonesia east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia, Lord Howe and Norfolk islands. Solitary, in coral reefs and adjacent coral-rubble areas, 1–161 m depth. Marine.