Sternoptyx diaphana Hermann 1781,

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 diaphana Hermann 1781


Sternoptyx diaphana Hermann 1781  — Diaphanous hatchetfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4435-10, north of Kavieng ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Circumglobal, in tropical and temperate seas. Bathypelagic, 400–3676 m depth. Marine.