Scarus frenatus Lacepède

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

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

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scientific name

Scarus frenatus Lacepède
status

 

Scarus frenatus Lacepède  [ex Commerson] 1802—Bridled parrotfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005; 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 and East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Line Islands and Ducie ( Pitcairn Group), north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Shark Bay (Western Australia), Lord Howe Island and Rapa. Found on exposed seaward coral reefs, sometimes in very shallow water; juveniles occur among coral and rubble of lagoon reefs, 1–20 m depth. Marine.