Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877),

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: 49

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Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877)


Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877)  — Günther's halosaur ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4429-20, northeast of New Hanover; 1 specimen, St. CP 4432-5, northeast of New Hanover; 1 specimen, CP4433-3, north of Kavieng ; 2 specimens, St. CP 4435-1-2, north of Kavieng ; 3 specimens, St. CP 4449-15-17, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, but not in eastern Pacific. Benthopelagic, 730–2560 m depth. Marine.