Choerodon anchorago (Bloch 1791)

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: 225

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80E4-FF47-EDFC-C8FC1D7F09BA

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scientific name

Choerodon anchorago (Bloch 1791)
status

 

Choerodon anchorago (Bloch 1791)  —Anchor tuskfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Hanover as Choerops anchorago  by Peters (1877: 843). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Yap ( Caroline Islands), Palau and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Solitary, in seagrass, sand and rubble areas near sheltered coral reefs, 1–25 m depth. Marine.