Iniistius pavo (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840 ),

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: 232

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Iniistius pavo (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840 )


Iniistius pavo (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)  —Peacock razorfish ( Fig. 110View FIGURE 110)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 16 Dec. 2007 and 10 May 2009.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Panama, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. Found on sand bottoms near coral reefs, 1–100 m depth. Marine.