Lobotidae

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: 90

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-DA4E-FFD5-3AAA-FCB99EEEFB74

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lobotidae
status

 

Lobotidae 

Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790)  —Atlantic tripletail

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Kailola (1975: 140). AMS, KFRSAbout KFRS and WAMAbout WAM material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Mediterranean Sea, tropical and warm temperate waters of Atlantic Ocean, southwestern Indian Ocean, southern Japan, New Guinea and New Caledonia to Tuvalu. Adults found in bays, muddy estuaries and lower reaches of large rivers; offshore often floating near the surface in the company of floating objects, occasionally drifting over reefs; juveniles may occur in floating Sargassum and mimic a floating leaf, 0– 2 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

WAM

Western Australian Museum