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Plesiops insularis Mooi, &. Randall, 1991
Coral Sea Longfin; Plesiops nigricans Rüppell, 1828; Plesiops sp

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Species Plesiops insularis Mooi & Randall, 1991


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CAAB : 37316021 Taxon concept Plesiops_insularis last modified 2012-11-19 16:16:38.715

Species Plesiops insularis Mooi & Randall, 1991

Island Longfin , Coral Sea Longfin


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales

Extra Distribution Information

Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, Elizabeth and Middleton reefs, NSW; tropical, south-west Pacific (New Caledonia and Chesterfield Bank, Coral Sea).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, inshore, marine.


General References

Mooi, R.D. 1995. Revision, phylogeny, and discussion of biology and biogeography of the fish genus Plesiops (Perciformes: Plesiopidae). Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 159 : 1-107 [37]

Mooi, R.D. 1999. Families Plesiopidae, Notograptidae. pp. 2586-2587 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790. [2585]


Common Name References

Kuiter, R.H. 2004. Basslets, Hamlets and their relatives. A comprehensive guide to selected Serranidae and Plesiopidae . Chorleywood, UK : TMC Publishing 1, 216 pp. [200] (Coral Sea Longfin)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Island Longfin )


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