Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus 1758),

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: 233

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Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus 1758)


Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus 1758)  —Fingerprint razorfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in a video of a specimen taken east of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 2–9 m depth, St. KR28, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Philippines, north to Taiwan, southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on sand bottoms, 4–30 m depth. Marine.