Eurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus 1766)

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 : 88

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Eurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus 1766)


Eurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus 1766) —Dragon sea moth

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11413 (1 specimen, 32.2 mm SL, St. KD 45, north Limus Island, Kavieng District   GoogleMaps , 02°36.370’S 150°39.289’E, 50–60 m depth, 22 June 2014).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found on sand or rubble bottoms, 0– 90 m depth. Marine.