Scarus rivulatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840

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: 246

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

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scientific name

Scarus rivulatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840
status

 

Scarus rivulatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840  —Surf parrotfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken at Alexander Passage, off southeastern New Hanover , at 5–14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Malaysia and Indonesia east to Caroline Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in schools in silty coastal reefs and offshore areas, 1–20 m depth. Marine.