Asterorhombus intermedius (Bleeker 1865)

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: 314-315

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Asterorhombus intermedius (Bleeker 1865)
status

 

Asterorhombus intermedius (Bleeker 1865)  —Intermediate flounder

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kulineua River, New Hanover by Munro (1958: 283); record confirmed by Hensley (2005: 455). NTUM 11455 (1 specimen, 38.9 mm SL, St. KZ20, southwest of Edmago Island, Kavieng District, 02°37.053’S 150°44.214’E, 5–6 m depth, 25 June 2014), and NTUM 11457 (1 specimen, 21.0 mm SL, St. KR24, south of Nago Island, Kavieng District, 02°36.325’S 150°46.182’E, 4–15 m depth, sand bottom, 5 June 2014).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Seychelles and Maldives east to Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sand bottoms, 1–96 m depth. Marine.