Uropterygius concolor Rüppell 1838,

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: 52-53

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Uropterygius concolor Rüppell 1838


Uropterygius concolor Rüppell 1838  — Brown snakemoray

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 82), based on ZMH 15546View Materials. NTUM 11409 (1 specimen, 02°34.075'S 150°37.469'E, St. KB58, 22 June 2014GoogleMaps  ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Line and Society islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found on shallow reefs and in mangrove habitats, 1–12 m depth. Transitional water and marine.