Epibulus insidiator (Pallas 1770)

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: 227

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Epibulus insidiator (Pallas 1770)
status

 

Epibulus insidiator (Pallas 1770)  —Slingjaw wrasse

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 5 m depth, by Dean Tully on 15 Sept. 2012; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , 3– 25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Gambier islands, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Queensland ( Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs, 1–42 m depth. Marine.