Neoscopelus microchir Matsubara 1943,

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: 67-68

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Neoscopelus microchir Matsubara 1943


Neoscopelus microchir Matsubara 1943  — Shortfin lanternfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4439-2, northeast of New Hanover; 2 specimens, St. CP 4449-6-7, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas, except for eastern Pacific. Bathypelagic, 250–700 m depth. Marine.