Upeneus vittatus (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: 177

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80B4-FF17-EDFC-CA081D5E0A91

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Plazi

scientific name

Upeneus vittatus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)
status

 

Upeneus vittatus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)  —Striped goatfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Matanalaua River , New Hanover by Munro (1958: 207). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall, Society and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia; introduced at Hawaiian Islands. Solitary or in groups, on silt or mud bottoms, 5–100 m depth. Marine.