Scarus altipinnis ( Steindachner 1879 )

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: 243

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Scarus altipinnis ( Steindachner 1879 )
status

 

Scarus altipinnis ( Steindachner 1879)  —Minifin parrotfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Steindachner (1879: 18–19). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Philippines east to Marshall and Pitcairn islands, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on slopes of seaward coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.