Parapercis cylindrica (Bloch 1792),

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 cylindrica (Bloch 1792)


Parapercis cylindrica (Bloch 1792)  —Sharpnose sandperch

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed on 2 June 2013, first dive, during ACIAR Aquarium Survey at Kavieng.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Yap ( Caroline Islands) and Papua New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands. Found in silty reefs or among sparse seagrass, 1–20 m depth. Marine.