Myripristis botche Cuvier 1829

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: 81

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8054-FFF7-EDFC-C85B1A45091F

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scientific name

Myripristis botche Cuvier 1829
status

 

Myripristis botche Cuvier 1829  —Splendid soldierfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken in Senta Pass, east of New Hanover at 5–12 m depth, St. KR 114, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell), and another taken off Nusa Island , Kavieng District , 2–18 m depth, St. KR 32.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa and Mascarenes east to Philippines, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia, Western Australia. Found in sheltered areas of offshore reefs, 20–65 m depth. Marine.