Parupeneus indicus

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: 175

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-80AA-FF08-EDFC-C8D81D730EA9

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Parupeneus indicus
status

 

Parupeneus indicus  (Shaw [ex Russell] 1803)—Indian goatfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 507). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell on 21 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Alexander Passage, off southeastern New Hanover, at 5–14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: South and East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Marshall and Austral islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Joseph Bonaparte Gulf (Western Australia), Queensland ( Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Found on sandy or silty areas of coastal and inner lagoon coral or rocky reefs, 0–30 m depth. Marine.