Scarus globiceps 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: 244-245

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Scarus globiceps Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840
status

 

Scarus globiceps Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840  —Violet-lined parrotfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East and South Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Wake, Line and Gambier islands, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to Shark Bay (Western Australia), Lord Howe Island and Rapa. Found in coral reefs, more common in seaward coral reef habitats than in protected waters, 1–18 m depth. Marine.