Stomias affinis Günther 1887,

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: 62

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Stomias affinis Günther 1887


Stomias affinis Günther 1887  — Günther's boafish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (2 specimens, St. CP 4429-17-18, northeast of New Hanover; 1 specimen, St. CP 4435-8, north of Kavieng; 1 specimen, St. CP 4436-13, north of Kavieng ; 2 specimens, St. CP 4447-12-13, north of New Hanover ; 1 specimen, CP4448-17, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical seas. Bathypelagic, 0–3182 m depth. Marine.