Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider 1801)

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: 328

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider 1801)
status

 

Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider 1801)  —Longnose filefish ( Fig. 168View FIGURE 168)

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 512). A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 4 m depth, by Dean Tully on 26 Sept. 2015.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Samoa, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to southern Great Barrier Reef ( Australia), Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia and Tonga. Fond in clear lagoon and seaward reefs with live Acropora  corals, 1–30 m depth. Marine.