Brachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett 1833),

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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Brachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett 1833)


Brachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett 1833)  — Crocodile snake eel

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 5 m depth, by Dean Tully on 6 Oct. 2013.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa and Mascarenes east to Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found on sand bottoms, 0–15 m depth. Marine.