Parapercis lineopunctata Randall 2003,

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: 249

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Parapercis lineopunctata Randall 2003


Parapercis lineopunctata Randall 2003  —Nose-stripe sandperch

Status at New Ireland. First   GoogleMaps recorded from New Ireland   GoogleMaps by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 755). A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island   GoogleMaps, Kavieng District   GoogleMaps at 8 m depth by Dean Tully   GoogleMaps on 22 Sept. 2012. NTUM 11237 (1 specimen, 47.8 mm SL, St. CP 4458-1, 11.0 km west of Kavieng, 2°33.33’S 150°41.45’E– 2°33.32’S 150°43.18’E, 180–181 m depth, R/ V Alis, 30 Apr. 2014); a video of a specimen taken from Senta Passage, off eastern New Hanover, 5–16 m depth, at St. KR 118, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, south to Lord Howe Island. Found on sand bottoms near reefs, 5–35 m depth. Marine.