Thryssa baelama (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)

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: 56

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8033-FF90-EDFC-CCD31B0A0DBB

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scientific name

Thryssa baelama (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)
status

 

Thryssa baelama (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)  — Baelama anchovy, little priest

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola 1975: 31). KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa and Mascarenes east to Caroline and Mariana islands, Samoa and Tonga, north to Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, Queensland ( Australia) at 16°30'S, and New Caledonia. Pelagic in coastal waters near reefs, and in estuaries, 0–50 m depth. Transitional water and marine.