Coloconger scholesi Chan 1967,

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 scholesi Chan 1967


Coloconger scholesi Chan 1967  — Indo-Pacific shorttail conger

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (2 specimens, St. CP 4429-7-8, northeast of New Hanover; 2 specimens, St. CP 4432-1-2, northeast of New Hanover; 2 specimens, St. CP 4447-20-21, north of New Hanover ; 2 specimens, St. CP 4448-9-10; 1 specimen, St. CP 4449-14, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar east to Papua New Guinea, south to northern Australia. Bathydemersal, 412–970 m depth. Marine.