Oxyporhamphus micropterus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847 )

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: 79

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Oxyporhamphus micropterus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847 )
status

 

Oxyporhamphus micropterus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)  —Bigwing halfbeak

Status at New Ireland. Originally described from Carteret Harbour, New Ireland as Exocoetus micropterus  by Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes (1847: 127), based on MNHN material; subsequently reported as Oxyporhamphus argenteus  from Cape Lambert-Kalili Harbour and near Cape St. George, New Ireland, by Munro (1958: 138); reported from New Hanover and islands in Namatanai District by Parin et al. (1980: fig. 47 opposite p. 154).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 3, 5.—General distribution: East Africa east to Panama, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia, 0–6 m depth. Marine.