Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829,

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: 307

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Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829


Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829  —Bigeye barracuda

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 June 2014. Specimens photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 8 m depth, by Dean Tully on 9 July 2011  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Marshall, Marquesas and Society islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia. Found in lagoon and seaward reefs, 6–300 m depth. Marine.