Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch 1790),

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: 200

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Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch 1790)


Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch 1790)  —Fourlined terapon

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Barry C. Russell during Kavieng fish market survey on 7 and 14 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Philippines, New Guinea and Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia and southeastern Queensland ( Australia); Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). Found in inshore areas, usually near mangroves; often in estuaries, 0–4 m depth. Transitional water and marine.