Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson 1848,

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: 54

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Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson 1848


Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson 1848  — Slender snipe eel

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from northwestern New Ireland by Karmovskaya (1982: 157).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, in the western Pacific south to New Zealand. Bathypelagic, 0–3656 m depth. Marine.