Sternoptyx pseudobscura Baird 1971,

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: 61

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Sternoptyx pseudobscura Baird 1971


Sternoptyx pseudobscura Baird 1971  — Highlight hatchetfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from off south of Ambu Village , western New Ireland by Borodulina (1978: 54); NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4431-8, northeast of New Hanover; 1 specimen, St. CP 4433-11, north of Kavieng).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2, 3.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate oceans. Bathypelagic, 0–2000 m depth. Marine.