Dipterygonotus balteatus (Valenciennes 1830),

Bariche, Michel & Fricke, Ronald, 2020, The marine ichthyofauna of Lebanon: an annotated checklist, history, biogeography, and conservation status, Zootaxa 4775 (1), pp. 1-157: 126

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Dipterygonotus balteatus (Valenciennes 1830)


Dipterygonotus balteatus (Valenciennes 1830)  —Mottled fusilier

Taxonomy. First record from Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea as Dipterygonotus balteatus  by Bariche & Fricke (2018). Material in collection: AUBM.

Distribution. [Red Sea], Indo-West Pacific: South and East Africa and Gulf of Aden east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, north to Taiwan, south to northern Australia; eastern Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant).

Conservation. IUCN: Global ( LC: 6 March 2015). Capture and threats: Unknown. Occurrence: Very rare. Nonindigenous species, no conservation action needed  .