Lutjanus boutton ( 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: 152

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Lutjanus boutton ( Lacepède 1802 )


Lutjanus boutton ( Lacepède 1802)  —Boutton snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group , Namatamai District by Fry et al. (2006: 129). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and photographed by Barry C. Russell on 14 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island, off eastern New Hanover, 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2, 5.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Samoa, north to southern Japan. Found in coastal reefs, lagoons, and on seaward reef slopes, 3–20 m depth. Marine.