Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus 1766)

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: 296

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus 1766)
status

 

Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus 1766)  —Spotted scat

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 7 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Persian Gulf and India east to Caroline Islands and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in silty bays, harbours and mangrove estuaries, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.