Amblygobius phalaena (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837 )

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: 273

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

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scientific name

Amblygobius phalaena (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837 )
status

 

Amblygobius phalaena (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)  —Calico goby

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Ysabel Pass , New Hanover by Kailola (1975: 208). A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island , Kavieng District by Dietmar Amon on 2 Aug. 2009, and at 10 m depth by Dean Tully on 9 July 2011; a video of a specimen taken east of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 2–9 m depth, St. KR 28, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell). KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Cocos-Keeling Islands (eastern Indian Ocean) east to Marquesas and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. Found on sand-rubble bottoms of reef flats and in sheltered bays, 0–52 m depth. Marine.