Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker 1852)

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: 335

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

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scientific name

Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker 1852)
status

 

Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker 1852)  —Orange-spotted toadfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Hanover by Günther (1910: 474). A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island , Kavieng District at 6 m depth by Dean Tully on 26 June 2013; a video of a specimen taken in Steffen Channel, Kavieng District, St. KR 34, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell). BMNH material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East and South Africa east to Samoa, north to southern Japan. Found on shallow coastal sand flats and in estuaries, 1–22 m depth. Transitional water, marine.