Naso brachycentron (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835 )

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: 304

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

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scientific name

Naso brachycentron (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835 )
status

 

Naso brachycentron (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)  —Humpback unicornfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on photographs taken on 1 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey in Kavieng District ; specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 7 June 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East and South Africa and western Mascarenes east to Marquesas and Society islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Found in deep coral reef, on seaward coral reef slopes, and on rocky shores, 1–20 m depth. Marine.