Siganus vermiculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835 ),

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: 298

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Siganus vermiculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835 )


Siganus vermiculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)  —Vermiculated rabbitfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell on 28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: India and Sri Lanka east to Caroline Islands and Fiji, north to Philippines, south to New Guinea. Found in sheltered coral reefs and shallow brackish estuaries, 0–20 m depth. Transitional water and marine.