Istigobius decoratus (Herre 1927)

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: 285

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Istigobius decoratus (Herre 1927)
status

 

Istigobius decoratus (Herre 1927)  —Decorated sandgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken between Manne and Bauddisson islands, Kavieng District, at 12 m depth, St. KR 52, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Alexander Passage, off southeastern New Hanover , at 5–14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Rotuma and Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia and Australia, and Lord Howe Island. Found in sheltered reefs and lagoons, 1–25 m depth. Marine.