Paraplagusia bilineata (Bloch 1787),

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: 319

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Paraplagusia bilineata (Bloch 1787)


Paraplagusia bilineata (Bloch 1787)  —Double-lined tonguesole

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Matanalaua River, New Hanover by Munro (1958: 285)

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East and South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes ( Mauritius, Rodrigues) east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Solitary on sand or mud bottoms, entering estuaries, 1–25 m depth. Transitional water and marine.