Fistulariidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 48

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3832.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BAB612A4-03DB-4958-BEB1-92DE278FBB90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6A5BAE7A-DA38-FFA3-3AAA-FA479F76F93D

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Plazi

scientific name

Fistulariidae
status

 

Fistulariidae 

Fistularia commersonii Rüppell, 1838  —Red cornetfish, serrate flutemouth

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang; previously reported as Fistularia villosa  (non Klunzinger, 1871) by Duncker & Mohr (1925: 4) and Herre (1933: 12). Specimens photographed at St. CTR 0 7, and by P. Laboute on 4 Dec. 2012. AMS and SU material ( AMS I. 16746 -002, I. 16748 -002, I. 19695 -010; SU 28232). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East and South Africa east to Panama, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern New Zealand; also southeastern Atlantic Ocean. Found above soft bottoms adjacent to coral and rocky reefs, at depths of 1– 128 m. Marine.