Siganus puellus (Schlegel 1852)

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: 298

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-812D-FE8E-EDFC-CED41DEC0F92

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scientific name

Siganus puellus (Schlegel 1852)
status

 

Siganus puellus (Schlegel 1852)  —Masked rabbitfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and by Barry C. Russell during 7–28 June 2014; 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: Cocos-Keeling Islands (eastern Indian Ocean) and Indonesia east to Marshall Islands and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in coral-rich areas of coral reefs, 1–30 m depth. Marine.