Gymnothorax richardsonii (Bleeker 1852),

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

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Gymnothorax richardsonii (Bleeker 1852)


Gymnothorax richardsonii (Bleeker 1852)  — Richardson's moray

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from St. Mathias by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 82), based on ZMH 15548View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 4.—General distribution: East Africa east to Mariana and Society islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. Found on shallow reef flats and in estuaries, 1–12 m depth. Transitional water and marine.