Lethrinus lentjan ( Lacepède 1802 ),

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: 171

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Lethrinus lentjan ( Lacepède 1802 )


Lethrinus lentjan ( Lacepède 1802)  —Pinkear emperor

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Caroline Islands and Tonga, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia. Found on sand or rubble bottoms near coral reefs, 10–50 m depth. Marine.