Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)

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: 172

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-80AF-FF0C-EDFC-CF651B460C64

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)
status

 

Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)  —Orange-striped emperor

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 14 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found in seagrass beds and on sand or rubble bottoms near coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.