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

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-80C3-FF60-EDFC-CCA71DEB0D03

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Plazi

scientific name

Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch 1790)
status

 

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.