Parapercis sagma Allen & Erdmann 2012,

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: 250

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Parapercis sagma Allen & Erdmann 2012


Parapercis sagma Allen & Erdmann 2012  —Saddled sandperch

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11314 (1 specimen, 58.8 mm SL, St. CP 4490-15, off northwest side of New Hanover).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: West Papua ( Indonesia) and Vanuatu. Found on sand or rubble bottoms near coral or rocky reefs, 55–120 m depth. Marine.

Remarks. This specimen represents a new record from Papua New Guinea and a new depth record, as the species was previously known only from depths of 55–80 m depth.