Platax boersii Bleeker 1853

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8123-FE80-EDFC-CEF718B60FD7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Platax boersii Bleeker 1853
status

 

Platax boersii Bleeker 1853  —Golden batfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District by Dietmar Amon on 8 Sept. 2010 and at 25 m depth by Dean Tully on 22 Sept. 2012  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Palau, north to southern Japan, south to New Guinea; waifs reaching Hawaiian Islands. Solitary in coastal coral reefs and on seaward reef slopes, 3–30 m depth. Marine.