Lethrinus genivittatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830,

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 genivittatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830


Lethrinus genivittatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830  —Longspine emperor

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen collected at Kavieng Fish Market by B. C. Russell; a video of a specimen taken off Bauddisson Island, Kavieng District , at 2–35 m depth, St. KR 58, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken off Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover at 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Caroline Islands and Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in seagrass beds, in mangroves and near coral reefs, 1–25 m depth. Marine.