Sphyraena flavicauda Rüppell 1838,

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: 307

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Sphyraena flavicauda Rüppell 1838


Sphyraena flavicauda Rüppell 1838  —Yellowtail barracuda ( Fig. 149View FIGURE 149)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 15 June 2008.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa east to Micronesia and Samoa, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia. Found in coastal and seaward reefs, 2–25 m depth. Marine.