Microphis brachyurus (Bleeker 1854)

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: 96

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-805B-FFF8-EDFC-CAF218BB0BD4

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Microphis brachyurus (Bleeker 1854)
status

 

Microphis brachyurus (Bleeker 1854)  —Short-tailed pipefish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on by NTUM 11415 (1 specimen, 180.3 mm SL, St. KM12, Tome Village, Kavieng District , 2°42.105’S 150°52.847’E, freshwater/brackish transition, 5 June 2014)GoogleMaps  . WAM material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Sri Lanka and India east to Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia. Found in estuaries, rivers and streams, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.