Chlorophthalmus nigromarginatus Kamohara 1953,

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: 66

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Chlorophthalmus nigromarginatus Kamohara 1953


Chlorophthalmus nigromarginatus Kamohara 1953  — Black-edged greeneye

Status at New Ireland. New record for New Ireland and New Guinea, based on NTUM 12164 (1 specimen, 50.5 mm TL, St. CP 4255-50, 11.2 km northwest of Kavieng ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Mesopelagic, 184–330 m depth. Marine.

Remarks. This also represents a new depth record, as the species was previously known only from a range of 184–285 m depth.