Parapriacanthus dispar (Herre 1935),

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: 177

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Parapriacanthus dispar (Herre 1935)


Parapriacanthus dispar (Herre 1935)  —Dispar sweeper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from West Harbour, New Hanover and Emirau Island, St. Mathias Group by Kailola (1975: 154); reported from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 511); a specimen observed at north coast of Kavieng District, 2–24 m depth, St. T7, on 1 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen. KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2, 4.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in large schools in caves and under ledges, 10–25 m depth. Marine.