Ophichthus megalops Asano 1987,

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: 53

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Ophichthus megalops Asano 1987


Ophichthus megalops Asano 1987  — Large-eye snake eel

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (2 specimens, St. CP 4420-30-31, northeast of New Hanover; 2 specimens, St. CP 4422-23-24, northeast of New Hanover; 2 specimens, St. CP 4423-22-23, northeast of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Western Pacific: New Ireland; Taiwan to southern Japan. Demersal, 360–550 m depth. Marine.