Petroscirtes breviceps (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836 )

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: 260

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

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scientific name

Petroscirtes breviceps (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836 )
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Petroscirtes breviceps (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)  —Shorthead fangblenny ( Fig. 123View FIGURE 123)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 27 May 2007.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northwestern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in coastal and lagoon reefs, often hiding in empty worm tubes or shells, 0–10 m depth. Marine.