Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale 1910,

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: 170

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Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale 1910


Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale 1910  —Pacific yellowtail emperor

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Steffen Strait, Kavieng District , 1–21 m depth, St. T 11, on 2 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Mariana and Cook islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found on sand, rubble and seagrass adjacent to coral reefs, 2– 30 m depth. Marine.