Sargocentron microstoma (Günther 1859)

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: 86

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8051-FFF2-EDFC-CAFE1ACE0BB4

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Plazi

scientific name

Sargocentron microstoma (Günther 1859)
status

 

Sargocentron microstoma (Günther 1859)  —Smallmouth squirrelfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at northwestern Manne Island, Kavieng District, at 3–12 m depth, St. KR14, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Seychelles, Chagos Archipelago and Maldives east to Hawaiian Islands, Line Islands and Gambier Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Bonin- Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia, Tonga and Austral Islands. Found in coral reefs, hiding in holes and crevices during the day, 2–183 m depth. Marine.