New records of Oxycheilinus samurai (Perciformes: Labridae) from Indonesia and New Caledonia

Fukui Y., Motomura H.

Date de parution: décembre 2017
Volume: 41
Number: 4
Pagination: 376-378
Editeur: Société Française d’Ichtyologie

Oxycheilinus samurai Fukui, Muto & Motomura, 2016, previously recorded from the Philippines and Japan (type specimens), plus underwater photographic evidence from Indonesia, is recorded from New Caledonia for the first time (underwater photographs), representing a significant eastward range extension for the species. A single small specimen collected from Indonesia was also identified as O. samurai, being the first specimen-based record of the species from that region.

Mots-clés: Indonesia - Labridae - New Caledonia - New records - Oxycheilinus samurai - Range extension
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