Anaora tentaculata Gray 1835,

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: 263

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Anaora tentaculata Gray 1835


Anaora tentaculata Gray 1835  —Tentacled dragonet, leafy dragonet ( Fig. 125View FIGURE 125)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District by Dietmar Amon on 22 Feb. 2008, and at 1 m depth by Dean Tully on 4 July 2014  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Eastern Indonesia east to Guam, Palau and Yap, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Guinea. Found in harem groups, on sand-rubble bottoms near coral reefs, or in seagrass habitats, 1–30 m depth. Marine.