Lutjanus biguttatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)

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

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scientific name

Lutjanus biguttatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)
status

 

Lutjanus biguttatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)  —Twospot snapper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kalili, New Ireland by Kailola (1987b: 293). Specimens photographed in Kavieng region on 4–5 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey, and by Barry C. Russell on 14 and 21 June 2014  . Specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 3 Sept. 2006 and 28 Mar. 2007  ; also photographed at St. KVG28 (southeast of New Hanover ) by Serge Andréfouët on 24 Aug. 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2, 3.—General distribution: India and Maldives east to Philippines and Solomon Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found solitary or in small groups, in coastal reefs, lagoons, and on seaward reef slopes, 3–36 m depth. Marine.