Coloconger japonicus Machida 1984,

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: 55

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Coloconger japonicus Machida 1984


Coloconger japonicus Machida 1984  — Japanese shorttail conger

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4431-1, northeast of New Hanover; 1 specimen, St. CP 4436-1, north of Kavieng, 30 Aug. 2014; 2 specimens, St. CP 4443-5-6, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Western Pacific: New Ireland; southern Japan. Bathydemersal, 401–1128 m depth. Marine.