Kuhlia rupestris ( 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: 200

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Kuhlia rupestris ( Lacepède 1802 )


Kuhlia rupestris ( Lacepède 1802)  —Rock flagtail

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from St. Mathias by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 60), based on ZMH 11801View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 4.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Caroline and Tuamotu islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found in estuaries and fast-flowing stretches of middle and lower reaches of rivers, 0–2 m depth. Freshwater and transitional water.