Ostorhinchus fleurieu Lacepède 1802

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: 134

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

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scientific name

Ostorhinchus fleurieu Lacepède 1802
status

 

Ostorhinchus fleurieu Lacepède 1802  —Flower cardinalfish ( Fig. 62View FIGURE 62)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 8 m depth, by Dean Tully on 22 June 2013; a video of a specimen taken in Senta Passage, southeast of New Hanover at 5–16 m depth, St. KR 118, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Taiwan, south to Solomon Islands. Forming aggregations, during the day in caves or crevices of sheltered coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 1–35 m depth. Marine.