Meiacanthus crinitus Smith-Vaniz 1987

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: 259

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-8106-FEA5-EDFC-C93C1D3F099E

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scientific name

Meiacanthus crinitus Smith-Vaniz 1987
status

 

Meiacanthus crinitus Smith-Vaniz 1987  —Hairtail fangblenny

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken on north coast of Manne Island, Kavieng District at 1–11 m depth, St. KR 36, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Anelaua Island , New Hanover , 2–16 m depth, St. T 22, on 8 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. Solitary or in pairs, in sheltered coastal reefs, 1–20 m depth. Marine.