Distribution: from the Red Sea and East Africa to southern Japan, Hawaii, the Tuamotu Islands, Australia and New Zealand.
Replaced in the Indo-Pacific by closely-related Dactyloptena volitans.
at L’Etang Salé
at Lagon de Saint-Pierre
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